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Hyperlinking in private messaging ...

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Lorraine

Lorraine Report 2 Apr 2016 02:54

Why is there no automatic hyperlinking of links posted in private messages? Or for that matter, any function to hyperlink them ourselves.

This would make sending links to images and other relevant sites when helping others with looking up others much more user friendly and is a rather easy thing to implement. Clickable links would save time explaining to non-tech savvy users how they have to copy paste the link into the search bar and would encourage using private messages on this site rather than an external messaging system that does this already.

Lorraine

JoyDean

JoyDean Report 12 Apr 2016 10:59

A good question.
Genes Reunited had agreed to a suggestion of automatic hyperlinking of links posted in private messages quite a while ago but it has not been actioned yet.

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 12 Apr 2016 21:06

and my betting is ........ it never will be.

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