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Old 12-29-2007, 12:19 PM   #2
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Why is it that after entering a URL with the icon, I can't get the link and its underlining to stop? For example, see:

http://www.desktoppublishingforum.co...4296#post54296

where I was unable to get the underlining to stop without starting a new line. Here in this message, I ducked the problem by entering the message, and using the Edit to continue after the URL. That is a circumvention, not a a good technique, though.
It doesn’t happen to me in Safari (at least in part because that browser shows the URL code in brackets before and after the link).

Now I am going to try it in Firefox in a link to the DTP Forum home page — and I do get the link extending. Hmm.

I agree that it is a nasty habit. The easiest way around it is to type out your message, including the text you will use for the link, and then go back and use the URL icon just on the selected text.

Otherwise, select everything from the end of the link (and you will probably be swept away to the linked site). But when you come back to your open message, you will be able to use the un-URL icon to make the extra text normal.

   
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