How to I add a Hyperlink to an external file on a component's annotation text?
Many times during the drafting process it is needed to link Excel Files and other documents directly to components. Please find below the steps to add these hyperlinks into the drawing:
Place a piece of Equipment (any component) on a P&ID.
At the command line issue the “Hyperlink” command.
This will open the Hyperlink Dialog. Select the “File…” button and browse to the file you wish to hyperlink to this component. In this instance I’m selecting DefaultReports.mdb file. Select OK.
To open the file that was hyperlinked select “CTRL + Left Click” the component and the document will open. The file DefaultReports.mdb file is opened: