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This document explains how to link text to a file that has already been uploaded to Media using JCE Editor Pro.

If you would like to upload and link to a document at the same time, see: Uploading and linking to PDF files using JCE Editor.


  • First, upload the file using JCE File Browser (JCE Editor PRO)
  • Then, create or edit an article either in the front-end or the back-end
  • In the article text area, type the text that will be linked to the file
  • Highlight the text to be linked to the file
  • Click the Insert/Edit link button on the editing toolbar:

    Insert/Edit Link
  • Click the "Browse" button to the right of the URL field (see #1 below)

    Link dialog box: "Browse" button and "Popups" tab
  • Browse the folder list to the left, then find the file that you uploaded earlier
  • Click once on the name of the file you want to link to
  • Click Insert to the lower right
  • Recommended: Click the "Popups" tab (see #2 above)
    • For "Popup Type" select "JCE MediaBox Popups" (see #1 below)
    • Enter a title for the document in the "Title" field (see #2 below)
    • Click Insert to the lower right (see #3 below)

      "Insert/Edit Link" dialog: "Popups" tab options
  • Click Insert again
  • Click Save & Close
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