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#1 Chaos in stereo

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:15 PM

I'm sure this has been asked before but I can't find it anywhere.

How do you post a link to something but change the text to say something else in EB?

I can do it in Word but can't work out how to do it here. I tried cutting and pasting from Word, that didn't work.  

Like this...
QUOTE (BadCat @ 07/11/2012, 05:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>

Thanks in advance!  biggrin.gif

#2 ~Mintie~

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:25 PM

When replying, across the top of the reply box are a heap of buttons, include b (bold) i (italics) and so on. Along that row there is a green arrow with a plus sign. That is the hyperlink button. Click on that and a box will pop up. Paste your link in there and press ok. Then type in whatever you want the link to be called and press ok again.

#3 Jupiter123

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:26 PM

It's the little green plus sign in the edit tool bar.

#4 FiveAus

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:27 PM

Type the word.

Then highlight the word, and choose the "insert link" icon at the top of the text box....it looks like a green cross. Then paste the URL that you want in there.

So, if you wanted to provide a link to eBay......type eBay, then highlight it, insert the link to eBay which is http://www.ebay.com.au

and you get this....


#5 Nastyflea

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:28 PM

ooh yes, I'd love to know how to do it as well!

#6 Chaos in stereo

Posted 10 November 2012 - 08:48 PM

You guys are great!

#7 Nastyflea

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:52 PM

I see what you did there! lol

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