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bill

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Chrome extension - make links from text
« on: November 12, 2010, 08:57:58 AM »
Somebody was saying that they had a FireFox extension that made unlinked URLs in webpage text clickable. Does anyone know of a similar extension in Chrome?

Since we have active links turned off here I thought it might save me a few  steps to check out some of the references being made here.

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Re: Chrome extension - make links from text
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2010, 10:41:05 AM »
You don't need an extension.  Just highlight the link and right click and you'll get a "Go to http..." in the context menu.



There are probably some extensions that make links clickable inline without the effort of highlighting.  Though that may defeat the purposes of not making them clickable in the first place (http referers)

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Re: Chrome extension - make links from text
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2010, 04:53:22 PM »
I'm aware of the right click function. I've been using that in The Core forums for years. ;) I'm a lazy person by nature and wanted to cut even that out.

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Re: Chrome extension - make links from text
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2010, 06:25:17 PM »
right, in that case, something like this is probably what you're looking for.

https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/mblbciejcodpealifnhfjbdlkedplodp

Except you've got RC and others putting hxxp:// on urls. :)

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Re: Chrome extension - make links from text
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2010, 06:27:20 PM »
>RC and others putting hxxp://

I'm not doing that now that LM installed the flat url module.

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Re: Chrome extension - make links from text
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2010, 12:51:30 AM »

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Re: Chrome extension - make links from text
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2010, 05:24:22 AM »
Excellent. That's just what I was looking for. Cheers!

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Re: Chrome extension - make links from text
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2010, 07:42:19 PM »
Linkification for FF doesn't send out referrers:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/190/

Also makes hxxp:// clickable.

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Re: Chrome extension - make links from text
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2010, 08:05:33 PM »
Good to know.  Does it work with domains that don't have the http://, say like domain.com?

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Re: Chrome extension - make links from text
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2010, 08:22:29 PM »
Does not make domain.com clickable.