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Delete word Hyperlinks via VBA

This simple VBA code will delete all the hyperlinks on the active document.

Reading a word document with hyperlinks, is quite annoying sometimes.

If the hyperlink is accidentally click then it will open a browser and disrupt the momentum of reading the document.

And worse if the document link, points to a malicious website then it will be another issue.

Use the VBA code below to delete all hyperlinks on a word document.

The code will also display the number of lines on the document and also the total number of hyperlinks on the document.


Sub HyperLines()

 Dim nLines, i, x


 i = Selection.Hyperlinks.Count

 nLines = Selection.Range.ComputeStatistics(Statistic:=wdStatisticLines)

 MsgBox "Number of Lines:" & nLines & " Number of Hyperlinks:" & i

 For x = 1 To nLines

 Selection.GoTo What:=wdGoToLine, Which:=wdGoToAbsolute, Count:=x

 On Error Resume Next

 Next x

End Sub


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