[MlMt] copy/paste html links

Zvi Biener zvistrash at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 16:02:00 EDT 2022

A-ha! Thanks. The key is to use the “Copy link” right-click option 
on any link. That does it, but ‘regular’ cut and paste does not.


On 15 Sep 2022, at 13:17, aisrael wrote:

> I tried to copy (using a right click gives me the option Copy link) 
> and paste your hyperlinked (Like this), an I get the (Like this) text 
> followed by the corresponding hyperlink.
> Alain
> On 15 Sep 2022, at 18:26, Zvi Biener wrote:
> Hi All,
> There are two issues here, which I’m sorry I wasn’t sufficiently 
> clear on:
> 1.  There is pasting a text string that begins with “http://“. For 
> me, this indeed turns in to a full-fledged link automatically. I think 
> this is the sort of thing that Sam is talking about.
> 2.  There is pasting a text string that doesn’t start with 
>http://“, but that is a hyperlink. (Like this). Cutting and 
> pasting this sort of thing doesn’t yield a hyperlink for me, it just 
> yields the text “Like this”).
> The second one is what I’m curious about. Right now, I think I do 
> something like Zak, which is to construct the appropriate 
> markdown-formatted link. (I have an Alfred workflow that makes it very 
> easy, I just wondered if there are other ideas out there. Happy to 
> share the workflow w/ anyone interested).
> Zvi

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