Make the link button work the way that it should

Discussion in 'Suggestion Box' started by jagec, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. jagec

    jagec Lifer

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    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.
     
  2. Newbian

    Newbian Lifer

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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.
     
  3. ViRGE

    ViRGE Elite Member, Moderator Emeritus

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    Unfortunately this is a fundamental vB feature, so it's not something we can directly control.
     
  4. olds

    olds Elite Member

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    When you enter the URL, it highlights the link so you can enter your own text