Thanks for the solution & the image to my cntrl>click problem. Never
thought it would be a "security" issue.
I think the "security" issue is that hyperlinks can be formatted to look
like normal text. Usually in a word processor you click to position the
cursor where you want to edit text. Someone could send you a document,
and when you click on that text (intending to position the cursor for
editing it) you end up opening a web page instead - which may exploit a
vulnerability in your web browser to install malware.
With some vulnerabilities, you need only to open a web page designed to
exploit it; you don't even need accept and run a download, or even
realise that anything has happened. e.g. the first item under
"Mitigating Factors" at
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS14-037 (about half way
down the page).
Even if they're not being malicious, it's somewhat frustrating to click
on a bit of text and suddenly find some web page being opened when all
you wanted to do was edit the text.
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