I'd like to copy a link to a Google doc and paste it in a note-taking app. I'd like the URL link to contain the doc title instead than a seemingly random sequence of characters and digits, so when I check the note again in e.g. a few months, I can understand what the link is about without having to click on it. Is there a way to do that?

For example I would like to copy and paste the following human-readable URL:

https://docs.google.com/document/[some short and possibly non-human-readable id here to make the url unique]/recurrent-subscriptions

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There is no built-in feature for that. If your note taking app doesn't allow to use links meaning showing a text instead of the URL, or it does but you still want someting on the URL that reminds you the doc title, try using a custom field and value on the query string or URI fragment (usually referred as hash), i.e.



If the Google Doc URL already have a ? or # don't add a second time any of these characters.


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