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Questions tagged [links]

Short abbreviation for hyperlink.

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calendar spoils links in events from exchange calendar

Exchange server seems to have some link-wrapping routine, so if event creator writes a link to meeting room (e.g. https://meet.example.com/join/room1234), it becomes wrapped (e.g. https://...
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Make text into a link in OmniGraffle

If I have an object, such as a circle or rectangle, with a label (text inside), how can I make turn a word of that text into link, a hypertext web link with a backing URL? For example, within the ...
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AppleScript click on Safari <th> link

Based on this HTML tag, how can I click on View from TrustedMachines? I know how to do it from document.getElementById or name but not sure how to do it this cases <td> <a data-auto-...
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Why won't Amazon links launch my iOS Amazon app?

When I click on a link to Amazon (for example in mail) in iOS, I'm first taken to the Amazon app, and then jump immediately to Safari. In Safari I'm taken to the expected page (e.g., the specific page ...
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Link doesn't work on Mac OS X 10.6.7

I recently got a Mac OS X 10.6.7 and I'm trying to install blender on it, but when I try to press the 'MacOS, Linux, and other versions' it doesn't do anything. Blender downloads: https://www....
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Are Associate Links in an iOS App against the App Store Review Guidelines?

Our iOS app is a (free) utility app that offers a kind of "private" social network for tennis clubs. For monetization purposes, we have considered adding Amazon affiliate links in a native way to the ...
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How to open a link in a non-browser app without being prompted?

URLs have long been the domain of web browsers, but some apps challenge this assumption by asking your browser to open a link in their dedicated app. Problem: Safari Keeps Asking Permission For ...
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Hard links on High Sierra

I have been using hard links, as described here, for linking my important folders to my Dropbox. A very useful trick for backing up without messing up your preferred directory structure. After my ...
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How to connect notes with links in Notes.app?

I have lots of notes and want to connect some of them to each other. We can add links with CMD + K and I know we can run other apps with links like reminders://. Is there any URL scheme to create a ...
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Is it possible to “deep link” to a specific email in mail.app on Mac OS X?

For example, in a note-taking application like Evernote or an outliner, is it possible to create a link that will open a specific email in a specific folder in Mail.app on Max OS X?
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Clicking on external links opens Chrome but not the link

When I click on an external link and Google Chrome is not running yet, Chrome will launch but will not open the linked page. Instead, it starts at my last opened tab (which is the behaviour I expect), ...
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How can I control which Safari window hyperlinks open in? [duplicate]

I'm not sure I worded my question correctly, but I wasn't sure how else to ask it. I have multiple Safari windows open. In apps besides Safari, if I click on a link, it opens the link in one of the ...
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Make urls in plain text files into clickable links [duplicate]

I have a large file of plain text on Mac OSX that contains many http(s) URLs. For example: blah blah https://www.stackexchange.com blah https://www.stackoverflow.com blah blah https://www.google.com ...
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How to embed a link to corresponding (page) always open in my browser Safari?

I have a MacOS on a MacAir laptop and a Safari browser. I have a link to certain page which contains a single image and a title (not many words). I want to somehow embed the link in such a way that ...
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Cursor lag or sticky effect on links

After upgrading to macOS Sierra I've noticed that my mouse cursor tends to lag, grab or stick to links when traversing over a web page. The effect seems mostly pronounced in Safari but is exhibited in ...
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How can one set Electrum as default bitcoin uri handler? [duplicate]

Bitcoin links are formatted beginning with bitcoin: followed by a bitcoin address and optionally more information. On my Mac, the Bitcoin-QT program is the default one to open when I click such ...
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How to set default application for special link types (e.g., ssh://)?

Some applications will signal to the OS that they can open special link type, such as ssh:// or github-mac://. They get automatically opened for such links by the web browser (or when using open in a ...
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Google Chrome won't open URL files by double click

I recently tried to open a URL link I saved onto my desktop by double clicking it, but it will not open correctly. If I DRAG & DROP the file into chrome works fine. The code of the file is as ...
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Google Chrome on OSX will not open .desktop files created in Ubuntu

I have recently collected & saved a large volume of internet links on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine that I wish to share with my other computer that runs OSX, but have come to realize that Google Chrome ...
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Trouble to opening t.co links

I have trouble to open links from Tweetbot in Safari on the Mac. it just waits loading with the t.co domain. On iOS I don't have this problems! Is it because I use uBlock as an adblocker? I can not ...
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Mail Mac automatically creates a link, even if I remove it manually

When composing an email using Mail Mac (OS X El Capitan), if I write something .cc, an hyperlink is automatically created. Since I do not want this, I manually remove the link. Anyway, when the email ...
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How is the tab chosen when opening a link from an external location?

I have Safari open with 111 tabs open. I clicked on a URL that a friend sent me on Skype. Safari opened the link in a random tab that wasn't selected, and was neither the first or the last one on the ...
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Why aren't iTunes Store links opening from Chrome and Edge?

I'm trying to open iTunes links from the web in Windows 10. Whenever I click on a "View in iTunes" link in Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome, I get sent to a page saying I should download and install ...
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How can I create a custom behavior for a URL scheme?

I would like a specific URL scheme, magnet:, to run a command in Terminal. For example: magnet:?xt=urn:bKKH Would execute: myCommand "magnet:?xt=urn:bKKH"
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What's the easiest way to copy the URL of a traditional HTML frame in Safari?

As much as I hate HTML frames, a vendor uses a documentation platform that makes heavy use of them. Whenever I search for a documentation page, it displays in a frame, and I would like to be able to ...
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Disable automatic link formatting

I'm sending a Mail message with text that looks like a link. I've color-coded this text, and I don't want it transformed into an underlined blue link. How can I stop Mail from "linkifying" my text ...
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See links download progress in Mail

I received an email in Mail (OS X 10.8.5), with a couple of links to Dropbox files. I CTRL-click on them and choose the option "Download linked file", and the download starts… but there's no progress ...
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How do I get the URL of a right-clicked link sent to an automator action?

I'd like to create a service to open a link in Chrome. I already have this service installed: Safari Extension for right click menu: Open in Google Chrome? This works if I right-click on selected ...
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Contacts' “profile” entries (social media links) don't appear in iOS

I have links to my contacts' social media profiles (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn) saved on the Mac copy of my contacts. They are saved as copies of URLs (e.g. 'http://www.domain.ext/nym') pasted into the "...
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Save web page as pdf with links?

Is there a way to save a web page as PDF on the Macintosh so that I can click on the links within the page to take me to the appropriate web page?
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Keynote 6.2 - hyperlinks on shapes without filling

I created a presentation that I need to use frequently, using the prior build of keynote and used rectangular shapes to create my links. I superimposed these rectangles on images, so they have no ...
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Force URL link to open with a specific browser

I've created a URL link in my dock, however, the link only opens with the default browser. I have safari, Firefox, and chrome (latest being the default) installed in my machine. I'm wondering if ...
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Is possible auto-refresh the Shared Links sidebar in Safari 7?

Is possible to set auto refresh for the Shared Links sidebar in the new Safari 7. There's in "View" menu > Refresh Shared Links, but this doesn't have a shortcut to refresh. So either a way to have ...
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How do I get Safari to stop launching an app automatically?

I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 7. Previously, when I clicked on a link from an e-mail telling me about a group discussion in LinkedIn, it opened LinkedIn in Safari and took me right there. Now, Safari ...
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Sharing a Dropbox link directly to the clipboard, without having a browser pop open?

Is there any solution for retrieving a Dropbox share link to a file, that doesn't involve opening a browser? That puts it directly in the clipboard. (For sake of clarity, I'm referring to when you ...
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safari copy only plain link

I'm copying a link from Safari, via "Copy Image Link". When I'm pasting it to some places, like Messages.app, or some input fields on the Web (not every one, but many of them), I just get a file-name: ...
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On the MacBook Pro, send file links via iMessage?

I have two Macbook Pros in my office. I would like to send a link to a file (specifying its path) to another user, using that other MacBook Pro. We have a commonly mounted network drive. So I would ...
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Is it possible to add inline links (rather than bare URLs) to a message using Apple Mail?

I'd like to write messages using Apple Mail using inline links, as opposed to the "naked" URLs, so I can do something like this: Have you visited Ask Different? Unfortunately, the best I seem to ...
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How to access a clicked URL in a URL handler application created in Automator

I'm currently trying to modify the default URL handling behavior in OS X. I would like, when clicking on any link outside of a web browser, to copy this URL to the pasteboard instead of opening it in ...
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How to force coloured display of visited links in Safari 5+?

Relatively recently most browsers, including Safari disabled the colouring of visited hyperlinks for privacy concerns. I do not give a damn about this type of privacy and I consider that this is a ...