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Windows 7: A question I wanted to ask long time ago

05 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 
A question I wanted to ask long time ago

Why is it that some people posting in a forum do not post " live " links ?
The links they post are always unclickable.
These people are no novice. One of them is a MVP.
Why ?
When you answer an OP's question and provide a link, what's wrong with posting a link the OP can click open ?
Some Ops may not know how to use the unclickable links.

It bugs me everytime I see that.

t-4-2
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05 Oct 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello t-4-2,

My guess is that the link and text had been copied and pasted from another post or something. Links don't do well with that alone. A copy and paste like that must be selected and use the icon in the toolbar to clear it's format after pasted for the link to look and work properly.



Copy and Paste Example: Chillout Room


Example: Chillout Room

"Copy Shortcut" Example: Chillout Room - Windows 7 Forums
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05 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello t-4-2,

My guess is that the link had been copied and pasted from another post or something. Links don't do well with that alone. A copy and paste like that must be selected and use the icon in the toolbar to clear it's format for the link to look and work properly.



Copy and Paste Example: Chillout Room


Example: Chillout Room
Well, they could go back to the source and copy the url, come back and paste.
That's part of the " service " if one wants to help an OP.
Can't assume the OP to know what to do with an unclickable link. No excuse.

Anyway. Thank you.
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05 Oct 2012   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome.

I personally like to bold and underline them to make them standout better.

Chillout Room
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05 Oct 2012   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

sometimes you can color them and make them move if you are feeling playful too

http://www.sevenforums.com/chillout-room/
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05 Oct 2012   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

I've seen this used before, not sure why though.

Code:
http://www.sevenforums.com/chillout-room/
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05 Oct 2012   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
You're welcome.

I personally like to bold and underline them to make them standout better.

Chillout Room
THAT is another one I want to know.
I can copy and paste .
I can use a word or a phrase as a link instead of the actual url, but I don't know how to underline it.

Can you show me how ?

t-4-2
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05 Oct 2012   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
sometimes you can color them and make them move if you are feeling playful too

http://www.sevenforums.com/chillout-room/
Thank you, but that is too fancy and distractive if used in Q&A session.

Next time I need an animated avatar, I 'll ask for you.

t-4-2
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05 Oct 2012   #9
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by t-4-2 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
You're welcome.

I personally like to bold and underline them to make them standout better.

Chillout Room
THAT is another one I want to know.
I can copy and paste .
I can use a word or a phrase as a link instead of the actual url, but I don't know how to underline it.

Can you show me how ?

t-4-2
Sure thing. You would just need to highlight what you wanted to be underlined, then click on the icon on the toolbar to underline what you have highlighted.
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05 Oct 2012   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

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