EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun a method of storing data through a computer program that allows a user to create and link fields of information at will and to retrieve the data nonsequentially. Origin of hypertext
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Examples from the Web for hypertext Contemporary Examples of hypertext
Then he created an Internet version of his
HyperText program, writing it in just a few hundred lines of Perl code. Hypertext: If you want to be in charge, you can no longer look like you are from Mars. Historical Examples of hypertext Hypertext replaces sequential text, and thus a universe of connections is established.
An added table of contents provides links (in the
hypertext version) to sections or pages in each of the three parts. British Dictionary definitions for hypertext noun computer software and hardware that allows users to create, store, and view text and move between related items easily and in a nonsequential way; a word or phrase can be selected to link users to another part of the same document or to a different document
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A computer-based text retrieval system that enables a user to access particular locations or files in webpages or other electronic documents by clicking on links within specific webpages or documents.
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The entire chain of hyperlinks that connects a series of related
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