The user is unable to create a linked document relationship without selecting the Annotate button and creating an anchor. The Add Link Document button is not available for the Linked Documents relationship field in the document info section.
The Enable Create & Import Document Links is not enabled in Admin. It needs to be selected to enable creating Linked Document relationships directly from the document info fields section.
- Navigate to Admin --> Application Settings.
- Click Edit.
- Select the checkbox Enable Create & Import Document Links.
- Click Save.
Vault Linked Document Documentation: How to Create Document Links without Annotation