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Please stop changing my text to a hyperlink.
An FQDN is NOT a hyperlink. There will never be a case where I will ever want to have you automatically create a hyperlink if I don't use http:// or https:// .
When I refer to one of my company's many domains I do not want you reformatting it as a clickable hyperlink.
myComputerName.domain.com is not intended to be a hyperlink.
http://google.com is intended to be a hyperlink
It makes my text unreadable! Please, how do I stop this from happening?
A FQDN is the basis of a hyperlink, and is exactly what they are for. A FQDN should always give you a hyperlink, or at least the most important part of one.
Most humans don't care about the technicalities of this, we just tend to expect something that looks like a link to actually be a link.
I'm not sure how making bits of text a slightly different colour, or underlined, makes your text unreadable. I am a (poor) speed-reader. Bad spelling, switching foreground/background colours partway through a sentence, dreadful fonts like "comic sans" or even just SHOUTING, and broken capitalisation or punctuation make things incredibly really hard to read. But links and FQDNs being consistently shown as click-able is actually easier to read - the colour makes my brain go "useful link, but I don't need to absorb the actual words in there"
No, you are wrong.
when I am explaining that the work needs to be in "mycompany.com" why on earth would you make that into a hyperlink? Where do you expect the reader to go if they click the link?
If I type "https://mycompany.com" then I expect that to be a clickable hyperlink.
Um. Yes. FQDN's are entirely different than URLs. If an FQDN was a URL, we would call it a URL, not an FQDN.
Since you don't have any problem with things incorrectly fixing your content, I'll take it upon myself to fix your statement.
"It's a link, definitely a useful one in all possible cases."