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Old 11-12-2012, 12:41 PM   #1
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Default Make the link button work the way that it should

When you click the Link button, it wraps (url)(/url) tags around whatever you post in the dialog box. I suppose that saves a bit of typing, but I vastly prefer the way that the link button used to work: It gave you two dialog boxes, one for the URL itself, and then one for the link text.

Yes, I can use (url=InsertUrlHere)LinkText(/url) manually, but it seems to me that the link button would be vastly more convenient if it had that functionality already.
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:38 PM   #2
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You can also select the text and click the insert link and enter the url and that text would become the link then.
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:53 PM   #3
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Unfortunately this is a fundamental vB feature, so it's not something we can directly control.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:48 PM   #4
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When you enter the URL, it highlights the link so you can enter your own text
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