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September 9th, 2005, 10:09 AM #1referencing a specific post within a busy thread
Can someone be so kind as to please tell me how I can reference a specific post within a busy thread, in ANOTHER thread by hyperlinking to it?
How can I do that? I know how to hyperlink to the thread, but how does one hyperlink to just a specific post?
Thx in advance for any replies.
September 9th, 2005, 10:17 AM #2
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Click on the post number link of the post you are wanting to reference. It's on the top right-hand side of each post. It will open a new window which contains just that post of the thread. Copy and paste that url wherever you are wanting to post the link.
September 9th, 2005, 10:27 AM #3
If you want to show the entire thread, starting at that post (which is what I usually find most helpful), the only way I've found is a manual process: Start by copying the link like Kellie described, like this:
Change "showpost" to "showthread". Change "&postcount=2" to "#post" and the post number. Here's an example of the end result:
September 9th, 2005, 10:29 AM #4
September 10th, 2005, 12:55 AM #5
I've usually right click on the post # then click on "copy shortcut" and past it where I want a link to go. I don't know if it goes to the individual post or to the thread. Here's a quick test to find out.
I just clicked the link and discovered that it goes to the individual post only not the entire thread.
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September 10th, 2005, 11:06 AM #6Originally Posted by LectrickittyContinued Success,
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September 10th, 2005, 01:05 PM #7
I never noticed the thread link in the upper right corner until you pointed it out, Thanks Haiko.[color=blue]"Those who give up their freedom for a little security deserve neither freedom nor security" - Benjamin Franklin[/color]
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