Add a hyperlink to a text box in a report
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You can add a text box to a report in Power BI Desktop or the Power BI service. You can pin a text box from a report to a dashboard or add one directly to a dashboard. Wherever the text box is, you can always add a hyperlink to it. This article shows how to add a hyperlink to a text box in a report.
Watch Will Thompson create a text box and add a hyperlink to it.
This video might use earlier versions of Power BI Desktop or the Power BI service.
For information on hyperlinks in Power BI tables and matrixes, see Add hyperlinks to a table. For information on adding text boxes to your dashboard, see Add images, videos, and more to your dashboard.
To add a hyperlink to a text box
Open a report, create a text box, and add some text.
Select existing text or add new text to use as a hyperlink.
The text box menu appears.
Select the hyperlink icon on the text box menu.
The hyperlink field appears on the text box menu.
Type or paste the URL in the hyperlink field, and then select Done.
Test the link:
a. Place your cursor anywhere in the new hyperlink in the text box to display the URL in the hyperlink field.
b. Select the URL in the hyperlink field to open the page in a new browser window.
To remove the hyperlink
In the text box, place your cursor anywhere in the hyperlink.
Select Remove from the hyperlink menu.
Power BI Desktop removes the hyperlink but leaves the text.
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