(see also HTML). Hypertext is also a term used to refer to embedded text that pops up when you click on a word to offer further detail or clarification. Users of Windows Help pages or Encarta will be familiar with this.
Electronically-stored text that allows direct access to other texts by way of encoded links. Hypertext consists of key words or phrases in a WWW page that are linked electronically to other Websites or pages on the Internet.
electronic information that is linked so that users can easily move from one topic to another. In-tray exercise - a simulation exercise in which participants work through a typical 'basket of items'. It includes 'big picture' items as well as looking at more detailed issues. Items include memos, data analysis and problems which require urgent attention. It is a timed exercise and they are expected to prioritise their responses..