Questions tagged [links]

Or Hyperlinks - a reference to data that the reader can directly follow, or that is followed automatically.

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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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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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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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How to change the default link color in Google Slides?

I have a presentation in Google Slides. Every new link is colored cyan by default and all existing links have this default color as well. How could I change this default color that determines the ...
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Automatic rewriting of dead links on Wikipedia

A website has been reorganized. Pages that used to be at URLs of the form http://foo.example.com/bar/wibble are now accessible only at http://goo.example.com/baz/wibble (i.e. there's a simple ...
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How can I link to a result in the COCA corpus?

I'm an active user on the English Language & Usage stack, where questions of how idiomatic or common a particular usage is are asked with some frequency (for example, today we were asked Is it ...
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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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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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Ability to add link to Dropbox folder in Trello cards

I wish I was able to add link to a Dropbox folder, not only Dropbox file. Links to folders are already implemented in Dropbox. How can I use such ability in Trello cards?
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Table of Contents in Google Sheets

I'm curious to know if there's a way to create a Table of Contents within a Google Sheets. I would like to be able to set the active cell in the spreadsheet based on what cell (or contents of the cell ...
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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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Can we link two Google Sheets?

I want to make a link between two spreadsheets, like if I click on a code in a cell, it opens the spreadsheet which the code refers/links to.
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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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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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How do I prevent auto-linkification in BitBucket commit comments?

BitBucket auto-linkifies some text in your comment comments, like issue numbers after the word "issue" and what it thinks are changest identifiers/hashes. Now, I'm writing this table which has a ...
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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 ...
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What is the the default order of the links returned by “Get sharable links” on Google Drive?

I read here how to get links of multiple files in Google Drive: Get share link of multiple files in Google Drive to put in spreadsheet. This works but the links which are generated are not following ...
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Can Pastebin.com turn URLs into clickable links?

Is Pastebin.com capable of turning URLs into clickable links? Is not there additional markup code for this besides @h@ for line highlighting? This discussion suggests that it is not possible. I also ...
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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 do you link to a Facebook Page in a comment using its PageId?

How do you link to a Facebook Page in a comment using its PageId? I remember it was something like: @[id:name]
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Webservice to aggregate the online services I use [closed]

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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How to export text from Google Doc as HTML?

I have body of text in a Google Doc containing a large number of links. I need to get the text – and all the links – into my client's CMS. Unfortunately, it seems Google Docs no longer allows users ...
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Can a hyperlink close the previous window in Google Sites?

I want to use hyper-linked images for navigation between Google Sites pages. Right now the hyperlink creates a new tab when opened. Is there a way for the hyperlink to 'replace' the current page - ...
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Space does not get blue underline when linkified in Google documents

I want to add a hyperlink on a string that contains a space: Why doesn't the space get underlined in blue, like it does in some other parts of Google document ?
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Direct link for PDF files in SkyDrive/OneDrive

I want to make a direct link to a document at SkyDrive, so that I'll see only the PDF at the browser, not any of the SkyDrive chrome. For example, if you click http://www.cccf-fcsge.ca/wp-content/...
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Can I link to a review I wrote on Rotten Tomatoes?

I'm trying to email a link to a review I wrote on RT. I can't find a link of any kind. Is it not possible?
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Hyperlinks in Google Sheets

In Google Sheets, it is possible to add a hyperlink to a cell as: =hyperlink("www.google.com";"search the web") This will show the text search the web which will hyperlink to Google. Can this rule ...
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How to link from one Google Document to another

In Google Drive I have two documents, let's call them A and B. How do I make some sort of link inside document A so that it can be clicked on and the user is taken to document B?
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Tracking a Facebook comment

After posting a comment on a Facebook page, it gets buried under hundreds of other comments. How can I find that specific comment and share that information with my friends. I want to get 'likes' for ...
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Expired TweetDeck links

In TweetDeck if you make a long tweet, it automatically shortens it and makes a link where the whole message can be read. But I've noticed that if I go back about a week or more and try those links ...
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MediaWiki plural links

I have quite a lot of pages with plural named titles, eg widgets. If a mention a widget and want to make it a link I have to put [[widgets|widget]]. I know there is a pipe trick to give a singular ...
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What URL escaping does GitHub markdown expect?

I have a markdown file checked into GitHub, and in this file I want to link to the following URL: https://query.wikidata.org/#%23 Diplomatic missions with no operator.%0ASELECT DISTINCT%0A%09%...
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How to edit fixed link text in Google Forms

Does anybody know if its possible to edit the link text in the confirmation form of a Google Form? Having enabled the summary of responses, I have the following link text which is set by the form: '...
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General bookmark for url link for Google docs

I understand that you can insert a bookmark into Google docs and link to it with the url. Also if you have headings inside the document, each heading has it's own url. My question is: is there a ...
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Tumblr - How to link to photo permalink from Tumblr dashboard?

I run a few photo blogs on Tumblr. I also follow a variety of similar blogs. I have noticed that when I click certain photo posts, the images open inside Tumblr as Lightboxes. But sometimes, the ...
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How can I use draw.io hyperlink to address local files

How can we set hyperlinks to our local files in draw.io? The hyperlink http://www.google.com works. The hyperlink c:\readMe.txt does not. I am using draw.io from Chrome app center on my laptop. And ...
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How to get Google+ Auto-backup link to a video?

If you have enabled Google+ Auto-backup on your phone, then pictures and videos are uploaded to Google+. The problem is that there are no links to the videos, and if you try to download and video, and ...
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What is the exact syntax for linking to a Facebook ID?

Until recently, it was possible to link to pretty much anything which has a Facebook ID using syntax like this in status updates, comments, chat messages and probably elsewhere: @[398643386827709:...
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Linking to Hotmail's Junk folder?

How would I create a link that takes a given user, who is logged in to Hotmail in their browser, straight to their Hotmail's junk folder? We're a new website and we send out a verification code via ...
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How to add a separate permalink icon/button on Tumblr blog page?

I have added permalinks to my photographs. When on my Tumblr blog page these are accessible when you click on the timestamp, which is OK, but if a non-Tumblr user visited the blog, he/she would most ...
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How do I format links in Google's My Maps location descriptions?

Google's My Maps supports the placement and customization of locations in its map edition, including the ability to add a "description" to added locations. However I don't see how to format links ...
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Hyperlink Based Charts? [closed]

I know that Google provides tex format mathematical equations: https://developers.google.com/chart/infographics/docs/formulas?hl=en in the form of a hyperlink. If I'm doing a flowchart, does Google ...
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Why is Facebook preventing me from adding links to my wall posts?

Recently when I have tried adding links to wall posts on Facebook I have gotten the following warning: The privacy settings for this attachment prevent you from posting it to this Timeline. What ...
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Image in a cell with a hyperlink

I need a cell that contains an image to also contain a hyperlink. Following formula is the only one I found but doesn't work (error analyzing formula) =HYPERLINK("URL", image("URL")) Following ...
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Can't email a link copied from Facebook

When I paste a very long URL to a Facebook group, it is no longer displayed in full. For example, https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/abskal271_N782HsnaksLK (link is made up) becomes https://drive....
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How do you add a link to slack bot button?

I've created a slack bot, and it sends messages to a channel. I've added a button, and what I'd like to accomplish is having the button redirect the user to an external website. Is this possible? ...
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Use more than one about.me address

I would like to be able to use two different about.me addresses. One would be my screen name that I use everywhere around the web (eg. about.me/tschareck). Another one would be more like about.me/...
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How to test all the url inside your application? [closed]

Suppose you rollout a new feature and have done internal over haul in application which might have broken some links. You assume your testing team would have thrashed out the issues but that might not ...
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Export PDF link sheet ID auto change

I have the link for export as PDF a specific range on a sheet =HYPERLINK("*****export?exportFormat=pdf&format=pdf&gid=962914045&range=A1:H68&pagenumbers=false&gridlines=false&...
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Append the cell content as a URL parameter and create a link

Here's a sample form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfiPSHacKKNEfe-Jq82DBScbCBRkwtm8rq2Jq7y-ceLgGIC3Q/viewform And here's the linked spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/...