Jaakko Juhani Pöntinen

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    If you have InDesign CC 2019, when you select a Hyperlink and look in the Properties panel, you will see 3 buttons – ‘Remove Hyperlink’, ‘Edit Hyperlink’ and ‘Manage Hyperlink’.
    Remove Hyperlink does what it says – it removes the hyperlink. However, it retains the applied Character Style which can be manually changed by clicking the [None] style in the panel.
    Manage Hyperlink opens the Hyperlinks panel (if it’s closed) and Edit Hyperlink lets you edit it.

    Hope this helps.

    Adobe InDesign team

    Jaakko Juhani Pöntinen commented  · 

    Yes, this.

    It baffles the mind. I've an object to which I accidentally applied a hyperlink. I've yet to find a way to remove the hyperlink. There is no "Delete hyperlink" option anywhere to be seen.

    Some guides say Right click -> Hyperlinks -> Edit hyperlink -> Delete, but I say: nope. No such option.

    What if, creating an interactive-only .pdf, you'd have an object with a complex text wrap applied to it plus positioning plus other things and you accidentally hyperlink it. Delete the whole thing and start over? Yes. Maybe you don't have a save with the hard work done and no hyperlink mistake made. Maybe you've edited for quite a bit after the mistake and the undo levels just won't do. What then?

    I cannot believe this oversight. But, yeah, us humans make mistakes :) That's for sure. Adobe employees and all.

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