Link to other places in your document in Pages

Link to text within your word-processing document or to another page of your page layout document.

Link to other places in your document in Pages on iPhone and iPad

You can link to text within your word-processing document or link to another page of your page layout document from other text, shapes, lines, images, drawings, and animated drawings.

Link to text within a word-processing document

In a word-processing document, use bookmarks to link from text or an object to other text in the same document.

  1. Select the text that you want to link to.
  2. Tap Bookmark in the pop-up menu. You might need to tap the right arrow  to see Bookmark. If you don’t see Bookmark when trying to add one, your document might be a page layout document.
  3. Select the text or object that you want to link from.
  4. Tap Link. You might need to tap the right arrow  to see Link.
  5. Tap "Link To" and choose Bookmark.
  6. Tap Bookmark and choose the bookmark you just created, or choose another bookmark. Pages suggests bookmarks based on the paragraph styles you used in your document. Learn how to change these paragraph styles suggestions on iPhone, or learn how on iPad.
  7. To close the settings, tap the document. 

If you want to give your bookmark a nickname or remove it entirely, tap the More button , tap Bookmarks, then tap Edit. Tap a bookmark to rename it. Tap the Delete button , then tap Delete to remove a bookmark. To save your changes, tap Done.

Link to another page within a page layout document

In a page layout document, you can link from text or an object to another page of the document.

  1. Select the text or object that you want to turn into a link. 
  2. Tap Link. You might need to tap the right arrow  to see Link.
  3. Tap "Link To" and choose Page.
  4. Tap the page thumbnail, then choose the page number that you want to link to.
  5. To close the settings, tap the document. 


Link to other places in your document in Pages for Mac and Pages for iCloud

You can link to text within your word-processing document or link to another page of your page layout document from other text, shapes, lines, images, drawings, and animated drawings.

Link to text and objects within a word-processing document

In a word-processing document, use bookmarks to link from text or an object to other text in the same document.

  1. Select the text that you want to link to.
  2. Click the Document button  on Mac or the Document button  in Pages for iCloud.
  3. Click the Bookmarks tab. If you don’t see the Bookmark tab, your document might be a page layout document.
  4. Click Add Bookmark. The bookmark appears in the Bookmarks list.
  5. Select the text or object that you want to link from.
  6. Control-click the selected text. Choose Add Link > Bookmark.
  7. Click the Bookmark pop-up menu, then choose the bookmark you want to link to. Pages also suggests bookmarks based on the paragraph styles used in your document. You can change the paragraph styles Pages suggests.
  8. Click Go to Bookmark. The document jumps to the linked bookmark's location.

You can track the link to each bookmark in the Bookmarks list. Control-click the bookmark name, then choose Go to Link.

If you want to edit or remove a link, Control-click the link, then choose an option.

Link to another page of a page layout document

In a page layout document, you can link from text or an object in your document to another page of the document.

  1. Select the text that you want to turn into a link. 
  2. Control-click the selected text or object. Choose Add Link > Page.
  3. Click the Page pop-up menu, then choose the page you want to link to. 
  4. Click Go to Page. The document jumps to the page.
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