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Embedding web links in Mail message

by xfm284 / November 28, 2011 11:12 PM PST

Is there a one-step method for inserting a link into a message? The only way I've found is to copy and paste the link from the browser (Firefox) address bar. This inserts the link into the message but as plain text. Then I need to highlight the text of the link and right-click to Add link... and paste the link text into the link box. Seems awfully klutzy. I know that I can drag and drop the link into the message, but that involves having to have both windows visible simultaneously. Comments/suggestions?

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Try this,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / November 29, 2011 10:19 AM PST

create a new email message and address it to yourself.

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by xfm284 / November 29, 2011 9:28 PM PST
In reply to: Try this,

Thank you. Worked like a charm. I got fooled by the fact that the link did not appear as a hyperlink visually in the outgoing message.

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by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / November 30, 2011 11:16 AM PST
In reply to: Perfect!!!
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