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I can't paste a live url link into my word docs

Cliffoa asked on
In older versions of word I used to be able to copy a url from my browser and paste it into a word document, to give me a quick way of linking to a web-page.  Now in word 2013 when I copy the url, the 'paste options' menu only shows 'keep text only', so it just pastes as plain text. Then I have to go through the rigmarole of turning it into a hyperlink separately, which is a real pain.  I've looked in the Options/Advance menus, but I can't see anything that will let me paste live url links into my word docs. If someone could tell me how to do this I'd be much obliged. Thanks. 
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If you just press the space bar after you have pasted the URL, Word should convert it to a hyperlink. If it doesn't work, do the following: Click File tab | Options | Proofing | AutoCorrect Options. On the AutoFormat As You Type tab, make sure that "Internet and network paths with hyperlinks" (under "Replace as you type") is selected.
Stefan Blom, Microsoft Word MVP
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