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Re: URL placement - care and feeding

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  • Joyce Rainwalker
    ... Ken and list - One way to coerce an unbroken url is to add angle brackets. In the middle of a post, the technique looks like this:
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 30, 2010
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      > 1d. Re: Categorized art lessons
      > Posted by: "Ken" kenroar@... kenroar
      > Date: Mon Mar 29, 2010 1:42 pm ((PDT))
      >
      > I guess I could post it both ways. The problem is that Yahoo frequently messes up the longer URL's. Sometimes they go to a second line and that portion of the text is no longer part of the link. They also sometimes add spaces. Here is the long version of the link:
      >
      > http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/elem/elemlessons.html
      >
      > Ken
      >
      > --- In art_education@yahoogroups.com, "Holly Clement" <hclement@...> wrote:
      >> Tinyurls are blocked on our server. Please post full urls.
      >>
      >> From: art_education@yahoogroups.com
      >> Sent: Friday, March 26, 2010 10:06 PM
      >> To: art_education@yahoogroups.com
      >> Subject: [art_education] Categorized art lessons
      >>
      >> I have finished categorizing the elementary level lessons on the
      >> Incredible Art Department. Along the way I also updated all the links. I
      >> would appreciate it if some of you would visit this section and let me
      >> know if this way of categorizing the lessons is helpful. Also let me
      >> know if there is any way to improve the categorizing. I will be next
      >> starting on the high school lessons as they are the next popular section
      >> on IAD. http://tinyurl.com/27p3yu
      >>
      >> Ken
      >

      Ken and list -

      One way to coerce an unbroken url is to add angle brackets. In the
      middle of a post, the technique looks like this:
      <
      http://www.LongWindyURLWithLotsOfCharactersThatNormallyIrritateMailReadersOfAllDiscription
      >

      It's a handy technique I learned from my friendly neighborhood geek
      that helps mail readers process such things.

      Enjoy the day -

      Joyce
      ..............
      K-5 Art Specialist
      http://EvergreenArt.Birdsong.org
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