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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

I happened to need this feature to "reference" an old email with my colleagues. And I managed to do this with "rfc822msgid:" search operator. Copy the Message-ID from the header of the message you ...
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Link to a cell in a Google Sheets via URL?

Now this feature is implemented, try: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13PuCx8zKUjXvofFYBGzoOYog7UHpvLzCgxMLF9INnr8/edit#gid=0&range=D10 right click any cell and try get link to this cell
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How to get direct link of images on Imgur?

Imgur does not provide a direct link to images any more. Still. You have a couple of alternatives: Alternative 1 Right-click on the image and choose Open Image in New Tab Once the image is opened, ...
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Link to specific point in time on SoundCloud

When you hit the share button on a song, the screen features a check box that lets you create a link to the a specific time: It's worth noting that at this stage, you can click the orange timeline ...
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How to find URL of the current sheet

Open menu Tools → Script Editor and paste this code: function getSheetUrl() { var SS = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet(); var ss = SS.getActiveSheet(); var url = ''; url += SS.getUrl(); ...
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Link to a cell in a Google Sheets via URL?

As another user answered, Google finally added a feature to Google Sheets (GS) spreadsheets to allow linking directly to cells. The feature is intended for linking to ranges of cells, but specifying ...
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Copy raw link found by Google search, not the one with extra redirect added

Use this service: http://urlclean.com/ You insert the copied link from Google results and get clean URL without Google redirection code.
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How to change the default link color in Google Slides?

I had a somewhat similar problem and found the following solution: 1) Open the Master Slide; 2) Select "Colors..." at the top of the Master Slide; 3) At the "Theme colors" dialog (right-hand side ...
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Get share link of multiple files in Google Drive to put in spreadsheet

With a very large number of files (50+), a method without painful clicking is the following: Open the desired Google Drive folder and get its ID in the URL from the browser location bar: https://...
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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

While this question already has an accepted answer, I just found an alternative that for me, more closely satisfies the OP's question: While you can't share URLs as @OrangeBox points out, you can ...
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How does one find the http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=XXX for an MSDN page?

You can't. We use shortlinks like that internally and the recommendation applies to internal products only (e.g. a page changes the URL, we don't need to update the product and just update the ...
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Web archive links without header

from "Wikipedia Help:Using the Wayback Machine" : (Source) Specific archive copy Once the target web page has been archived, each of the specific dated archives can be individually ...
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Can Pastebin.com turn URLs into clickable links?

This is a little late, but Pastelink.net should do what you're looking for.
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How do you add a link to slack bot button?

Try Slack's Link Buttons, which specifically open links in new browser tabs when clicked. { "text": "Test Link Buttons", "channel": "C061EG9SL", "attachments": [ { "...
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How can I easily link to a bunch of files in my Google Drive from a Google Sheet (in the same account/drive)?

2nd EDIT (following OP's request) "I need a solution that gets me all the way from having a list of filenames (what I have now) to having a list of links I can click on and get to the corresponding ...
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How to link from one Google Document to another

Press Ctrl K in document A at the desired position and instead of typing or pasting in a URL into the dialog box that appears, run a search for document B, select it and click Apply. (Source: Link ...
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How do I add a hyperlink in a Slack channel description?

Slack doesn't give an ability to put formatted text in the channel topic. If you enter the link directly though, it'll be correctly hyperlinked. This can be confirmed from the API documentation page ...
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Cannot link to an image from Blogger to Google Drive

That is the link to the Google Drive image viewer, rather than a link to the image itself. If you check the URL for the image when you visit that link, you get an URL like: blob:https%3A//drive....
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Extract the link text and URL from a hyperlinked cell

Short answer Use a custom function to get the quoted string inside a cell formula. Code The external post shared in the comment by Yisroel Tech includes a script that replaces each formula in the ...
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Is there a direct link to the latest revision in JSFiddle?

Adding /latest/ to the end of the URL seems to work.
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Add a Hyperlink to a Trello card

I ended up creating a small extension called GTD: Trello Card Links that allows you to put any link on the front of your Trello Cards and make it clickable. I always found it really annoying having to ...
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Easy way to mention my own blog link?

Blogger does not support relative addressing, so this is not possible. If you change your blog name, then: Blogger will change the names of links in your Pages gadget that point to your pages ...
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Space does not get blue underline when linkified in Google documents

The issue has been fixed. Example:
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Can a hyperlink close the previous window in Google Sites?

You can have it open in the same page by unchecking the box labeled "Open this link in a new window: https://sites.google.com/site/siteshelphowtos/google-sites-instructions/images/imagesaslinks
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How can I link to a result in the COCA corpus?

Following a tip from the user @RegDwigнt on Meta.EL&U, it turns out COCA does have officially-supported mechanism to share links to specific results, but it requires that you register an account (...
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Automatic rewriting of dead links on Wikipedia

The simplest way to solve this would be to use AutoWikiBrowser, a semi-automated MediaWiki editor. Guidelines and instructions are available (but may vary depending on which language version of ...
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Extract the link text and URL from a hyperlinked cell

Assuming the cell has the hyperlink funciton; Just find and replace =hyperlink to "hyperlink" or "xyz" Then you just have to do some data cleaning to separate them. Try using the split text to ...
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