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Wednesday 14 January 2004 9.27am
I was getting annoyed by the inelegant appearance of my posts with long weblinks.

I finally got round to hunting down where James told us how to do this in an earlier post:

Author: James Hatts
Date: 16 Mar 03 22:44

I've checked the manual and this is the code
I have inserted extra spaces (before each "url") so the code shows up here:

[ url][/ url]

Creates a url that is linked.

[ url=][/ url]

Links the text '' to

Wednesday 4 February 2004 12.32pm
And an earlier message of James's told us if you wish to create a linked url you should put it between < and > brackets.

So < > without the spaces between the url and the bracket will do the trick.
Monday 13 September 2004 3.33pm
[ url=]Bringing Down The House[/ url]

Monday 13 September 2004 3.34pm
clearly not... sorry
Monday 13 September 2004 3.42pm
Remove the spaces inside the opening and closing tags

Those are only in the code above for demonstration purposes.

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Thursday 23 September 2004 11.10am
Saturday 25 September 2004 8.49am
R&M - you know you can use the 'preview' function to check things are working, thus obviating the need for an embarassing post?
Saturday 25 September 2004 4.28pm
Wednesday 8 December 2004 2.05pm
Crikey. I really don't know how to do this (and above help might as well be in chinese!)
James, any chance you could put a link on my "Beckham Nativity Tableau" post to the Reuters picture of it so chaps can see what I'm talking about?
Sorry to be so useless ... thanks X
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