Microsoft Office 2016: The Complete Guide (2015)

HOW TO SELECT A HYPERLINK AND NOT OPEN THE LINK

A hyperlink can be selected without actually opening the link to its destination. To achieve this, follow these steps:

Choose the cell where the hyperlink is and press the mouse icon. Hold it until turns into a symbol resembling the symbol of cross and then release it.

Select the area that has the hyperlink using the arrow keys.

A hyperlink that is in the form of a graphic can be selected by holding down the Ctrl key and selecting the graphic.