Trying to link to other topics

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Trying to link to other topics

Postby Scott H » Sun Aug 14, 2005 5:27 am

I've seen several messages that link to other threads. I'd like to be able to do that. This is a test message I'm fiddling with doing that.

If the last word links to a thread "Help with Fiendish puzzle" in the Solving Techniques group, I succeeded. If not I could use some help in creating links.

Attempting to create that link [url]here[/url].
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Postby Scott H » Sun Aug 14, 2005 5:30 am

Hmm, no luck. Any help appreciated.

1. How do I get the URL of another thread? When I view a thread I only see "http://sudoku.com/" in my address bar, but nothing specific to the particular thread I'm viewing.

Can one link to a particular message in a thread, or only to the thread.

2. How do I "attach" (is that the right word?) a URL to a word like "here" in a message?

Thanks in advance.
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Postby simes » Sun Aug 14, 2005 8:31 am

use
[url=http://www.somewhere.com]Here[/url] (and make sure BBCode isn't disabled.)

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Postby Scott H » Sun Aug 14, 2005 8:55 am

Thanks! Still trying to figure out how to get the URLs for forum topics. I see them in my status bar (IE 6.0) as the cursor moves, but they don't show up in the address bar where I can copy them.

After a bit of fiddling, this seems to work: instead of navigating to a topic normally (by just clicking), right click on the topic and select "Open in New Window". The new window has the topic URL in its address bar.

Now a test, trying to link to another topic here.

Good, seems to work. Thanks!
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Postby Pat » Thu Aug 25, 2005 10:32 am

Scott H wrote:Still trying to figure out how to get the URLs for forum topics. I see them in my status bar (IE 6.0) as the cursor moves, but they don't show up in the address bar where I can copy them.

After a bit of fiddling, this seems to work: instead of navigating to a topic normally (by just clicking), right click on the topic and select "Open in New Window". The new window has the topic URL in its address bar.



if you start at www.sudoku.com/forums,
you'll see the Address Bar properly updated.


even more useful is the URL for a specific post - see Hamlette (2005.Aug.12)!!
right-click the little icon [Image Posted: 2005.Aug.25 Thu ] and Copy Shortcut.


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Postby Scott H » Thu Aug 25, 2005 6:57 pm

Thanks Pat! I got a specific post in the address bar last night, but wasn't sure how I got there. Very useful to know the clean way to do it. Thanks!
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re: URL for a specific post

Postby Pat » Wed Jun 13, 2007 9:33 am

    new links in the Forum -- quite annoying!
      old said "forums"
      new say "boards"
    all the old links now fail


    if you start at sudoku.com/boards,
    you'll see the Address Bar properly updated.


    even more useful is the URL for a specific post - see Hamlette (2005.Aug.12)!!
    right-click the little icon [Image Posted: 2007.Jun.13 (Wed) ] and Copy Shortcut.
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Broken Forum Links - Fixed

Postby realsudoku » Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:18 pm

Hi all,

The broken links within the forum threads have been updated and should be working.

We apologize for the inconvenience - we recently moved the forum - and inadverently broke old links.

Please let us know if you have any issues and we'll try to respond as quickly as possible.

Thank you,
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Broken Sudopedia links

Postby Sudtyro » Fri Jun 15, 2007 5:11 pm

All Sudopedia links to Players' Forums topics are now broken.
Can that be fixed?
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Re: Broken Sudopedia links

Postby MCC » Sat Jun 16, 2007 8:01 am

Sudtyro wrote:All Sudopedia links to Players' Forums topics are now broken.
Can that be fixed?

This site was set up by Ruud, you could sent him a PM or you could create an account at Sudopedia and edit each link yourself.


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Re: Broken Sudopedia links

Postby ronk » Sat Jun 16, 2007 12:44 pm

MCC wrote:This site was set up by Ruud, you could sent him a PM or you could create an account at Sudopedia and edit each link yourself.


IMO the responsibility for assuring old links remain useable lies with the party that changes its internet address.
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Sudopedia links

Postby realsudoku » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:05 pm

The Sudoku.com forum posts that are referenced on external sites are now updated and should be working correctly.

Thank you,
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Re: Sudopedia links

Postby ronk » Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:41 pm

realsudoku wrote:The Sudoku.com forum posts that are referenced on external sites are now updated and should be working correctly.

Thank you very much!
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