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Linking directly to a specific point in time of a YouTube video

If I find a video on YouTube that I want to send to a friend, but I really only care about something at the two minute mark, can I send him a link that will start at two minutes into the video for ...
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Copy raw link found by Google search, not the one with extra redirect added

In Firefox, after searching for some keyword in Google and getting a list of results, I would like to copy the link address of a particular result. But I find that the link address is not the actual ...
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How do I format text, specifically text links, in Google+?

Does anyone know how I would go about putting formatted text in a stream update in Google+? Specifically I'm trying to put text links in a post, without having to show the URL or have the page ...
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URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed after it was made [closed]

Are there any URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed by its creator after it was made?
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Add a Hyperlink to a Trello card

I have recently been exploring the new web application Trello and I want to add hyperlinks to a card. Is this possible?
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522 views

Is there a way for to store bookmarks and favorites so that I can access from more than a single computer?

I have a large number of bookmarked sites and links that I want to be able to access on other computers that I use. Is there a way for me to share or access these without having to sync them by hand?
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How do I share a permalink from Google Drive?

Now that Google Docs has transitioned into Google Drive, how do I share a permalink? I understand that I can "Share" a document, and send an email notification as well. But I'm trying to keep all ...
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4answers
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Is it possible to make a link for a specific Twitter post?

I want to share a specific Twitter post to my friend. For that I need to make a link for that post. How can I do that?
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How to get a link to a Google Translate translation?

I was able in the past to do that, but I can't find how anymore.
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Using Dropbox, can I create a public link from a shared folder?

When I have a folder shared between me and my collegue(s) via Dropbox, can I generate a public link of it (maybe by using Dropbox for Teams)? I know there is the possibility to "Get a link" via ...
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Is there a way to create a link to a particular position inside a Google Doc?

If I have shared a Google Doc with someone so we both can edit it, is there a way I can send that purpose a URL that, when clicked, takes that person to the Google Doc and scrolls down to a particular ...
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Google Drive permalink that doesn't change with new file versions

I have a file that I'm storing on Google Drive and I update it frequently with new versions (multiple times a day, sometimes). So far, when I copy the link from the "Share" window that allows other ...
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Put a link to a network share in a GMail message

We use Google Apps for Education (GMail) here for our corporate e-mail system. I have a resource available on a network share that I want to distribute to certain faculty and staff. I do not want to ...
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Google Plus links to Stack Exchange questions and answers

If I go to Google Plus and share a link to a question here on a Stack Exchange site, then it works and I get a preview of the question page when I compose the Google Plus post. I'm talking about a ...
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How to add links inside a YouTube video?

I need to add links to the bottom of an YouTube video, like this Ben Stiller video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDN08JwNEfc Here is a video of a guy teaching how to add little baloons to an ...
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Where did the patient zero Google+ post come from that's been reshared?

How do you work out or find the original Google+ post and its permalink when its been shared by someone? Say you follow Matt Cutts and one day he shares a post from Peter Norvig about Google Labs' ...
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How to show a marker with a description at specific coordinates via URL with the new (mid-2013) Google Maps

A link like this used to work up until the latest revamp of Google Maps (before July 2013): http://maps.google.com/maps?q=description+(name)+%4046.090271,6.657248 What it did was to show a map with ...
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Is there a way to share a link to a public Google+ post?

I know I can re-share the post to my stream, but how do I point a non Google+ user to a publicly shared post?
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Mapping the link network between websites (blogs)?

I wish to create a link map between blogs so to reflect the "social network" between bloggers. Such a service would take a starting point of a blog or two, and start adding links and mapping the ...
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Is it possible to teach Gmail to auto-hyperlink words in the body of an email?

I'm finding that I often write emails where the same words or phrases need to be hyperlinked to the same site every time I type them. I'm not talking about typing out website names that I want to be ...
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How do you permalink to tweets? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to make a link for a specific Twitter post? Maybe this is obvious, but for a given tweet how do I find or determine the permalink URL (or direct URL to ...
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Link to a cell in a Google Spreadsheet via URL?

One can link to a Google Spreadsheet via key, and via key and worksheet id: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=SOME_KEY ...
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Connecting one Trello card to two different boards

Can you link a card in one board to another so you don't have to update information in two places?
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How can someone share a Reddit link onto Facebook while preserving the original title, with as little friction as possible?

Say, you post a thread like http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/t4d6d/how_do_you_share_a_reddit_link_onto_facebook/... Then it shows up like this:
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When you change your Facebook's username, what happens to the old one?

When you change your Facebook's username, what happens to the old one? I'd like to change it, but I don't want the old one to be squatted: does the old one become available, or it stays locked ...
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Are there permalinks to specific messages within a Gmail thread?

I know you can copy/paste the URL bar to save a permalink for a message thread. Is there a way to permalink a specific message within a thread?
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Generating Google Spreadsheet hyperlinks from cell contents

I have a column of cells in a Google Spreadsheet with values such as: 37683 36583 38637 32391 What I would like to do is generate a hyperlink for each cell like: http://mywebsite.com?id=xxxxx ...
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Link to specific point in time on SoundCloud

I would like to share a link to a sound file on SoundCloud that automatically starts playing at a certain point in time. Is this feature available on SoundCloud, and if so, how does the respective ...
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How do I add a hyperlink to a cell in Google Spreadsheets?

In Excel, I can easily add a hyperlink to a cell by choosing the corresponding toolbar button. How do I do the same thing in a Google Doc spreadsheet? I don't see any corresponding toolbar button or ...
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Is this a genuine Facebook link?

http://www.facebook.com/confirmemail.php?e=user%40email_address_removed_for_security_reasons.com&c=175274284&report=1 I got this in an email and wanted to know if it is a genuine Facebook ...
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Is there any easy way to know which, if any, of my Delicious links are broken?

I have a number of links going back several years. I'd like to prune out or repair, if possible, the broken links, that is, the ones whose address has changed or no longer exists. Is there any easy ...
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Send a link to Daily Motion video to autoplay in HD mode

How can I provide a link to a Daily Motion video which starts automatically in HD?
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How do I add a link in a Trello checklist item?

I tried using Markdown to add a link to a checklist item in Trello, but it doesn't work. Is there any way to do this?
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Webservice to aggregate the online services I use

I'm searching for a simple webservice to aggregate and show the online services I use. I just want to have one link to post and a user who follows it will see all the services I use. Like my Blog, ...
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QR link use statistics

I want to create a QR code for a given link to a website I don't own, but wish to promote. Mainly due to curiosity I want to track how many sites that link was visited from my code (and anything that ...
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1answer
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How do you make a redirect page on Wikipedia? [closed]

I have found the article I was looking for on Wikipedia with the message This article is an orphan. at the top. I have also found another page with the topic of this article highlighted in red, as if ...
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How can I keep track of the links I shared?

Sometimes I share a link on twitter or google buzz and later something reminds me of it and I want to find it again, finding it is very difficult to search on my old tweets or Buzzes. How can I keep ...
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When does Dropbox change the public URL to a file?

I use several different programs to access the same file in the Dropbox on Windows, iOS and OS X. All those different apps/programs update this file. After some days/weeks the link I use in the iOS ...
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Get the links to the status updates on Facebook and Twitter?

I want to give a link to a status update of me to others. Is there any way to get that link to each status update on Facebook and Twitter?
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Is there a way to link to a specific line of an arbitrary sha1 and file on Github?

For example, I can link to a specific line of an arbitrary tag and file, like this. And I can link to an arbitrary sha1 and file, like this, but that's the raw file, so no way to link to a line ...
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Is there a way to provide someone a link to a specific query placed on this page?

I want to search for a doctor by her name through this public FORM. Is there a way to link to the specific search results? http://www.idfpr.com/LicenseLookUp/LicenseLookup.asp
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Making Tumblr tags visible only on permalink page

I am currently using the Quite Big Tumblr theme. I have been able to add tags using these instructions among others, but would like to only have tags visible on permalink pages (for all post types).
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Can I link to a YouTube so that it's added to my watch-later queue?

I really like the watch later list/functionality on YouTube. If someone sends me a link though and I'm already watching some videos (perhaps on the watch later playlist), how can I send them straight ...
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A Way to Add Text Before Your Hyperlink in Google Spreadsheets?

Is there a way to add text before the hyperlink? So for example: This section needs reworking. You can find the section HERE. HERE would be the text replacement for the actual link. The actual ...
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Make Trello board private, but visible to those with link

I have a private Trello board that I want to make invisible to the public, but visible to those that have the link to it. Is this possible? If so, how would I do it?
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How can I share links to Washington Post articles on Facebook without invoking the Washington Post Social Reader app?

One of the things that drives me nuts on Facebook is that links to Washington Post articles aren’t real links — clicking on one yields not the web page in question but an invitation to install the ...
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How can I link Photo Posts to the permalink page of a Tumblr blog?

I have a Tumblr photoblog and what's annoying is that if you click on the image of a photopost you're linked to the permalink of that image alone. Is there a way to link to the permalink page of the ...
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Automatically changing text to hyperlinks in Google Docs

Is it possible to set up auto-correct in Google Docs so that it will automatically change a word to a hyperlink to said word? For example, I type: facebook What I want is for the word to then ...
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Permanent link to media library files?

If I upload a pdf file to the media library it gets a link like http://myblog.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/myfile.pdf. Is it possible to make a permanent link to it (e.g. the link will not change if I ...
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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

I often want to share an old email chain with a friend -- usually someone who was on on the chain in the first place. Is there an easy way to send a "link" or otherwise share that email?