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pasting a link from plain text

I'm looking to copy and paste from plane text some links.  I tried something that looks like:

 

[my link text|http://www.myserver.com/abc/]

 

But that just pastes literally and makes the url a link.

 

I even tried copying/pasting everything up until the closing bracket, but it still make the url the link.  And I tried typing the open bracket, then pasting everything until the closing bracket, and then typing the closing bracket. That didn't help either.

 

I also tried copying:

 

<a href="http://www.myserver.com/abc/">my link text</a>

 

But then I just ended up with html.

 

I have about 80 links that I need to copy and paste in scattered locations across my Confluence pages, so it'd really help being able to copy and paste the links.

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Dominic_Lagger Community Leader Nov 05, 2019

Hi @Matt Coarr 

If I understand you correctly, you just want to paste a link with a normal text.

You can absolutely use the wiki markup, but then you have to insert it especially like shown in the printscreens.

wiki_markup1.pngwiki_markup2.png

 

Otherwise you can just type "my link text", mark it and click the link icon in the menu bar. This will open a window, where you can add your adress like this: web_link.png

 

Hope this helps for you

Regards,

Dominic

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