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Windows 7: rename link

14 Feb 2011   #1
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
rename link

When replying to a post and one has to insert a link for help, how do you rename that link, so that it's not 100 characters long?
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14 Feb 2011   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

In exactly the same way as you would an ordinary URL link.

[URL="https://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/144614-rename-link.html"]Here[/URL]

Where Here is the name that you want to give to that link.
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14 Feb 2011   #3
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

You forgot a / after the address


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14 Feb 2011   #4
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

That was a cut & paste. Not all URLs end in /.
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14 Feb 2011   #5
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

OK cool
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14 Feb 2011   #6
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

select any old text, then click the 'globe and chain' icon to make it a link.
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