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    ariel7 is offline For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
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    Question Question about links

    Hi!

    I was wondering how you get a link to say
    something other than http...etc. and still take you
    there. (I hope this makes sense.) If I knew how,
    I'd make my new siggy verse a link at the same time.

    Thanks!

    Ariel

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    Hi there - yes it makes sense

    Like - check out this thread

    There are 2 ways to do it. The way I use most is with the icon above the posting box that looks like this

    First have your link ready and 'copy' it

    Then type the words you want to display like "check out this thread"

    Left click your mouse and drag your curser over the words so they are highlighted

    Then Click on this icon and in the box that pops up - paste in the link and click ok
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    The second way to do it is to type

    url= (with a square bracket in front [ )

    then paste the link (touching the = )

    example url=http://www.blahblah.whatever (with [ in front of url)

    at then end of the address close it off with another ]

    Then type what you want to be displayed "check out this link" and type [/url]

    This is an example using { instead of [ so you can see what I mean (If I used [ then it would actually do it - instead of showing the format)

    {url=http://www.whatever.whatever}Check out this Link{/url}

    Hope this makes sense to you! Try it!

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    I'm going to try this
    Check this out


    Sudzi

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    ariel7 is offline For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Casshew
    Hope this makes sense to you! Try it!
    Thanks so much Casshew!

    Yes, it makes sense! I'll be practicing this later on, Lord willing.

    Thanks again!

    Ariel

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    Thanks Casshew, I've been trying to figure that one out. And thanks to you too Ariel for asking.


    Sudzi

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    ariel7 is offline For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
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    I love this
    hymn!


    Yay! I think I've got it! Thanks again Cass!

    Now I'll try the other way:

    Here it is again I hope.


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    Ok, lets see if I can figure this out

    link

    lets see what happens


    Thank you ariel for asking and Cass for showing how its done

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    Hyper linking, step by step

    First click on reply to message, and then you will see the options across the top, below the title, and above the message field. Click the little blue earth, that says Insert HyperLink
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...tHyperLink.jpg

    This little box will appear and you need to name the link, type that in, as shown
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...eHyperLink.jpg

    Then hit OK on the gray box, and another window will open that starts with http://
    Make sure and delete that first http:// before adding your link, or the hyper links won't work, as it will print http://http://

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...rHyperLink.jpg

    Once the URL is entered, hit OK on the gray box, and it will close and insert the hyper link into your message, like this.
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...kCodeOnMsg.jpg

    The code is [*URL= ] [/URL*] <--minus the stars

    So if your link is www.projectjason.org and you titled it read more here, it would appear like this on your message field [*URL=http://www.projectjason.org]read more here[/URL*] <--minus the stars

    Because of copyright laws, I mostly do not print entire articles, unless prior permission was granted by the author. In that case, many times I name the link (read more here OR Full story here) I'm a Texan, but currently in Germany, so that's why some of the text from my screen is in German.

    I hope this helps. If you have any questions, pls feel free to ask.
    Looks like most have it figured out, already. You can practice on this thread, as that's what it's here for.

    In search of the missing, Lanie

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    Wow - you guys are linking fiends now!! LOL

    Good Job, I was hoping you would understand my explanation

    it is hard to give examples when you can't actually put in the square brackets

    You all did a great job - have fun!

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    ariel7 is offline For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
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    Thanks Cass!
    and Lanie, too.

    Linking fiends! I like that.

    Here's a rather strange story, imo.

    love,

    Ariel

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    Quote Originally Posted by ariel7
    Those whacky Turks

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    Look at this thread

    Yay! I did it!!
    Last edited by IrishMist; 02-09-2006 at 07:13 PM. Reason: waiting to see if I could do it!

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    I didn't know where to put this so a Mod would see it, but every night I log out like I always have, and when I come back in the morning, most often I don't have to log back in because it appears to already have been done.

    Strange, and of course I don't mind. Just didn't want you to think I never log out at the close of day! ;}


    Scandi

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    Quote Originally Posted by scandi
    I didn't know where to put this so a Mod would see it, but every night I log out like I always have, and when I come back in the morning, most often I don't have to log back in because it appears to already have been done.

    Strange, and of course I don't mind. Just didn't want you to think I never log out at the close of day! ;}


    Scandi
    I also checked the "remember me" box so I'm automatically logged in when I get here. You have to "be here" for your nick to show.

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