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I need help with PayPal 'donate' button


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JamesBos

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Hi everyone, I having been trying (unsuccessfully) to put a PayPal 'donate' button on a PDF file. I downloaded an image of a PayPal donate button from Google and pasted it into MSword. I then copied the email code that PayPal gave me and pasted it into the image's hyperlink. For some reason, the image when clicked opens a web page that says 'Fatal Error' and nothing else. The same thing happens when I convert the MSword file to PDF.

When I copy and paste the email code directly into my web browser, it works every time. But when I put the same code into MSword, it comes up with 'fatal error'.

PayPal also gave me a line of website code. I have no idea how to use code, but maybe someone here can see a way to make it work.

I would really appreciate some help with this problem

- James
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AstraNut

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Not sure if this is the problem or not, but when pasting into MS Word, the link for the hyperlink may be lost, corrupted or incorrect. Highlight the link, right-click and select hyperlink from the Context Menu. You should get a popup box with some information which allows you to set hyperlink. Be sure it is correct.

Some security apps also do not allow you to click email/Word links and have them work like a browser does. I don't think that's the problem though. Hard to tell with something to look at or work with.
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