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Dynamic URL in description field of Trello Card when using api Edited

I am using the API to create and maintain Trello cards from our help desk system.  I the description, I am trying create a hyperlink in description field. 

 

The hyper link should be something like:

https://helpdesk.irely.com/iRelyi21live/#/HD/Ticket?ticket=HDTN-210938

 

But what I am getting in Trello is:

[Click Here|https://helpdesk.irely.com/iRelyi21live/

 

 

I think the issue comes from when I post to the API:  

https://api.trello.com/1/cards/5cfa709e4adaf41eaba2a724/?idList=5cc44b53fb6f198759710199&dueComplete=false&pos=417792&due=2019-06-19&desc=HDTN-229914

[Click Here|https://helpdesk.irely.com/iRelyi21live/#/HD/Ticket?ticket=HDTN-229914]

 

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marc Community Leader Jun 17, 2019

@Dean CoveyWhen trying to put a link into the description, you must take care of URL escapes.

In your case, it's a bit more involved, as the URL also contains a hash (#).  My recommendation would be to first to create the url as a string only in the description.  Once that works, I'd try different escapes in order to get it working as a hyperlink.

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