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Windows 7: Wikipedia links

09 Sep 2010   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Wikipedia links

Okay folks,

There are times when I'm reading a WIKI article and several of the links are in red. What kind of link is that? I'll prolly kick myself when I find out the answer, but I'm curious.

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09 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Red links mean there isnt a page for it yet

Example for those who don't know what he means:

On this Wikipedia page, if you go to Timeline of notable events you will see some red links
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10 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

For example, if you click on one of those links you will receive the following: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Dyke_Sleeper

It merely means that a page on that subject/topic or whatever doesn't yet exist. The status of the link will change when a page is created for it, and it will no longer appear in red.
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14 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 7600 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

The information that the page does not exist shows up in the tooltip also
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