Hyperlink does not work in Word 2013 but does in PDF

Subject: Hyperlink does not work in Word 2013 but does in PDF
From: Cindy Ramirez <cjramirez81 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2016 15:42:33 -0500

I have an embedded hyperlink in a Word 2013 file that points to a document
on a website. I cannot get the embedded hyperlink to open the file, it
gives me an error saying " Unable to open http://<URL>. Cannot open the
specified file."

But if I take that file and save it as a PDF (from within Word), I can
click on the hyperlink and it opens the link just fine.

Any ideas how to get the link to work from within Word? I looked briefly
through the archives but did not see anything.

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