Sometimes, you might have projects in which you need to add hyperlinks in Adobe Illustrator. Adding Hyperlinks is easy and the hyperlink works when you save the document as a pdf. Make sure to add the complete links to make it work.
In Adobe Illustrator, you don’t get any tool to add hyperlinks to the document, which is why they only work in a pdf format. Like Microsoft Word and many other software, you don’t have a tool or shortcut to make a link workable.
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Add Hyperlink in Adobe Illustrator – Video Tutorial
You can watch the below video tutorial to learn how to add hyperlinks in Adobe Illustrator. In the video tutorial, you will know how the hyperlink works.
You can add hyperlinks behind any object to hide them so that they are not visible in the pdf file. You can add any link and it will always appear in a new window.
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If you are new or don’t have any idea to add hyperlinks in Adobe Illustrator, then you are at right place. In this tutorial, you will learn how to add hyperlinks in Adobe Illustrator.
So let’s start.
Add Hyperlink in Adobe Illustrator 2023
To add hyperlink in Illustrator, select the complete hyperlink including https:// and copy it then paste it into the document. Save As the file in pdf format. Now open the pdf file, and then click the hyperlink, you will see that the link is clickable and it opened in the browser.
Following are the details steps that can be used to add hyperlinks in any document of Adobe Illustrator.
Step 1: Select the link that you want to add to the Illustrator.
Step 2: Copy the link by pressing Ctrl+C from the keyboard. You can also copy the link by right click and selecting Copy from the options.
Step 3: Go to Adobe Illustrator, document.
Step 4: Press Ctrl+V to paste the link.
The link will be pasted.
You can add any shape or image to hide the link behind it. So that when you save the pdf file, the link is hidden. Now it’s time to save the file to a pdf format, to make the link clickable.
Step 5: Go to File > Save As.
Step 6: Save As panel will appear. Add the location and the name of the file.
Step 7: Select the pdf format under the Save as type.
Step 8: Click OK to save the file.
Step 9: Save Adobe PDF panel will appear.
Step 10: Select View PDF after saving and click Save PDF.
The pdf file will appear in the browser.
Now you can click on the link that you added to the document.
The link will be open in a new document.
You have learned how to add hyperlinks in Adobe Illustrator.
In this tutorial, you have learned to add hyperlinks in Adobe Illustrator, you can easily add multiple hyperlinks to any document. You can hide the link behind any shape or image and then save the document as a pdf file.
Have More Questions?
If you have any questions related to adding hyperlinks to an Adobe Illustrator document then ask in the comment section below. We have also answered some most frequently asked questions below.
How to add hyperlink in Illustrator PDF
To add hyperlink in Illustrator, add the link to the Illustrator document and then save it as a pdf file.
Illustrator hyperlink not working
If the hyperlink is not working in Illustrator, make sure to add the complete link with https:// and then save the file in pdf format.
All Done! Enjoy.