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  • Mon, Mar 18 2013 7:38 PM

    How to embed a "Clickable Link" in your forum posts

    If you're going to include a web-link (URL) as part of your post, you can also make it "clickable".  This saves the reader time, as they will not have to cut & paste your link to get to your referenced web page.  The clickable text can be anything you want.  It can be the same link you're referencing, or it can be a more meaning full text string.

    For this example, I'll provide a link to Media Composer System Requirements.  <=== Click here tio test.

    1) Type your preferred text and highlight it:

    2. Click on the "Link" icon:

     

     

    3. The Link dialog box will open:

     

    4. Navigate to the web-page you want to reference and "Copy" the URL from the address bar in the browser:

     

    5. Paste the URL into the "Link URL" box:

     

    6. Set the Target.  Typically, just press TAB and Down Arrow twice (opens link into a new window).  Optionally, add a Title.  This will become like a Tool Tip when the reader hovers over it:

     

    7. Click "Insert.  You're done.

     

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  • Wed, May 22 2013 1:47 AM In reply to

    • John R
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    Re: How to embed a "Clickable Link" in your forum posts

    Cool! Thanks for sharing this detailed post on how to make links possibe. I didn't know it's that easy because I'm not very familiar with all the symbols when writing something. Nor do I know that we have to highlight them first if we are to make it a link.

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