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From: Keith <>
Subject: Re: [RMagic] Linking to the internet
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2008 19:11:23 -0500
References: <493B1EF6.email@example.com> <493CE6EB.firstname.lastname@example.org> <493D2DCD.email@example.com><493D9279.firstname.lastname@example.org>
Why not set up a fact and for the description or location, use the
hyperlink there. Then when that fact is printed, it would show the link
to your site. I haven't been into the fact setup for a while, but they
are quite flexible and you should be able to make use of that to give
the information (I'm sure it would have to be a hyperlink). As to
returning, I'm not sure that you can do that within the confines of the
fact structure. You can do some simple html editing before uploading to
give a target of blank which, as i recall, will open the link in another
> YES!!! - I already "download" documents, text, etc using Gadwin and other related tools.
> I'm NOT trying to link to found information on the internet (ie: link to a census image in
> Ancestry, etc). At this peculiar moment, I want to "link" my internment fact to the "Find A
> Grave" site memorial I've set up for that individual. So when I upload my pedigree, there
> will a link that will take them to FAG and back (or on the Shareable CD to the internet site).
> However, in other similar situations in the past, I've been forced to put a hyperlink in
> notes. IE: something like "To see online memorial, Click here". This means additional editing
> because I don't upload all my notes, and it gets buried in my 3000 individual database.
> I realize I'm asking for another "workaround".
> I'd like to see in it on my Explorer page for quick reference, and attached to Intern / Burial
> Rick Merrill wrote:
>> LB wrote:
>>> ... I've been trying to use the multimedia in explorer to link to the internet. That
>>> doesn't work.
>> Do You want to include a URL in your database so that when you click on the URL (link)
>> your web browser opens to that page?
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