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Hyperlink (or link) is a reference to data that the reader can directly follow, or that is followed automatically.[1] A hyperlink points to a whole document or to a specific element within a document.

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URL Scheme for Google Gmail?

WhatsApp and many other services offer URL Schemes (they work like direct links or deep links) for their apps. An example is whatsapp://. Is there one available for Google Gmail? I tried these and ...
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How to open web links in external browser like Chrome from Reddit?

I have a habit of using an external browser for web links to generally read articles, but wherever I click on any link it opens up in the internal browser which prevents me from using Reddit otherwise ...
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Open links in corresponding app instead of browser

When I click on a link, it is always opened in browser, even if I had installed corresponding app. For example youtube, reddit, etc. In Settings -> Apps -> Configure apps -> Opening links -> YouTube ...
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Open local file from Excel Cell in Android

In Android, I wish to open a local file from a Hyperlink in Excel. XLSX file and the linked image are in the same directory folder. I've tried the following: =HYPERLINK("cat.jpg", "Cat") =HYPERLINK("...
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Popup links inside apps

When I try to open links inside apps, eg Inbox AliExpress Whatsapp, instead of opening up them in chrome, it pops up some windows without javascript, and I cannot use it, how can I disable it?
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Keep app from opening when clicking a link

I forget what setting I've turned on, or when, but whenever I click a link to the New York Times website, it opens the New York Times app. I don't want it to do that. I could remove the NYT app, but I ...
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Web links are opened inside the application

For a long time I have been bothered that whenever you click an web link inside an application e.g. stackexchange, it opens the url inside the application. Instead of using my installed web browser e....
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Link redirects to play store when I want it to open in app

This happens to me a lot, but let's use today's example. I click a soundcloud link in facebook, it redirects me to play store to install soundcloud app. Fair enough. I install and go back to facebook ...
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Keep Hangouts from opening links inside the same task?

I just opened a link to a friend's Medium post inside Hangouts, and when I view all running apps (the recent-tasks list), the task with the Medium post in it is my Hangouts rather than a separate ...
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Is it possible to exclude apps from the “open with” dialog?

I have two browsers on my device, Chrome and Opera, but generally always want to use Chrome. But even if I select Chrome for opening weblinks and press the "Always" button, it might still ask me again ...
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How to get mail with clickable links?

I am using the built-in mail app, Outlook and Gmail and the links in non-html messages are not clickable. Any workarounds for this? Any mail app that actually converts these links to clickable ...
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How can you get a local filesystem link of an offline-accessible PDF file in Dropbox?

I would like to get a link to a pdf file in my local Dropbox of my android. This is because I want to access the file by the syntax /local/system/something/file.pdf#page=116 in Internet Browser. I ...
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Gmail app links are not clickable

For some reason any link that comes into my gmail app inside an email is not clickable. Whenever I want to browse to the link I have to drag select the link. I have a default Nexus 5. I have not made ...
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How to open gmail links in gmail app or browser?

I often use links to some of my gmail messages; these links have the form: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/XXXXXXXXXX and I use them for future reference in, for instance, evernote notes. ...
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Firefox Mobile doesn't highlight visited links

Firefox for desktop changes visited links to purple but Firefox Mobile fails to mark visited links. The highlighting makes doing research easier. Is this behaviour by design or is my install broken? ...
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Alternative to 'Tab' for external keyboard hyperlink selection/navigation?

On Chrome for Windows using Ctrl-F to search for link text and then Ctrl-Enter (or Esc then Enter) to open the link is a method. But it doesn't appear to work on the mobile version (on my Nexus 7 with ...
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Amazon links in Amazon app

Is it possible to configure Amazon app so that all the amazon.co.uk links open in the App (or at least ask if I prefer the browser or the app)?
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Advertising on website opens Google Play Store. How can I prevent that?

A website I recently visited on my Android device (http://forums.mtgsalvation.com) has code on the page (likely in the advertising banner at the top) that forces my Android's Google Play Store ...
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How to view the link's URL before opening it in a web browser?

I'd like to see what URL I'm going to visit before opening it in my browser. What setting or app allows me to do that? If there's no such setting, an app that adds an entry to the following box would ...
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Warning received when clicking links in Facebook application

When I click some shared links in the Facebook app and Chrome opens, I get: Please be careful for safety and privacy of your Facebook account, remember... and when I try to click on Continue, I ...
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Seeing links in email before you click them

When you receive an email in ICS that has a link in it you can press the link and it will open in your browser. How do I know the URL of the link before I press it. I know on iOS you can do a long ...
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How to hyperlink to file in KingsoftOffice?

I have an Excel spreadsheet created in Windows and open in Kingsoft Office. I would like to be able to create a hyperlink to specific files on the tablet itself. For example, I want to be able to ...
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Force link to open in app not my default browser

Is it possible to force the links to open in their respective application and not in the default browser (e.g., Chrome)? For example, I get an email from Pinterest with interesting links for the week. ...
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App To Scan Hyperlinks|Content On A Web Page?

The concept is same as scanning QR codes, but only hyperlinks and content. Is there such an app? Sometimes i see long hyperlink on a web page that i would like to have copied to my smartphone.