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How to quote/paste links...

Postby Fede » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:39 pm

Let me explain myself:
On a lot of forums, there is a globe with a link on it. You click on it, paste the link, then transfer it to your post, and use a word as part of your post text, to indicate you're referring to a link; by clicking the word people get taken to the relevant link....

I don't know how to do that here.

Can someone talk me through it, technical-fudgewit, doofus-style, please?

Thank you....
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

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Re: How to quote/paste links...

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:46 pm

Greetings Fede,

Yes, it can be done.

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[url=http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/sn/sn56/sn56.031.than.html]SN 56.31: Simsapa Sutta[/url]


results in...

SN 56.31: Simsapa Sutta

Metta,
Retro. :)
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“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

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Re: How to quote/paste links...

Postby Fede » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:49 pm

Testing, testing.....

The Dhammapada
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: How to quote/paste links...

Postby Fede » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:51 pm

Gotcha thanks.....
But I had to insert the '=' symbol after initial "URL"....... and the square bracket at the end of the link, manually.
Is this normal, or is it the way it has to be done, or is there a shortcut?

Sorry to be vague..... :rolleye:
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: How to quote/paste links...

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:56 pm

Greetings Fede,

I don't know of an 'automated' way to do it, but if you do find one, please let us know. I tend to simply present links like this now...

Google Saffron
http://www.google.com/coop/cse?cx=00545 ... cbjbznmwso

... even though I used to always do them the way you're referring to.

Metta,
Retro. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

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Re: How to quote/paste links...

Postby Fede » Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:11 pm

Thank you.
Feel free to close the thread.
I have pasted links elsewhere already, and am just showing off now..... :jumping:
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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