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Apple E-mail Links

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Popbiscuit Mon 24-Oct-11 19:15:39

Does anyone know if you can embed links in the text of an e-mail (using an apple laptop-standard mail program) much like we do on Mumsnet. As in: Take a look at This. This being something stupid/random that you want to be a surprise for the e-mail recipient.

BadgersPaws Mon 24-Oct-11 19:30:26

No I don't think that you can, not easily anyway. Apple Mail wants to compose its emails in RTF or plain text format as they're the most portable ways of sending emails. And you need to be able to send HTML emails to do the links.

There are ways of doing it, but it's a bit fiddly.

champagnesupernova Mon 24-Oct-11 19:42:55

It's not that fiddly
Highlight the "this" and then apple & K and insert the link

BadgersPaws Mon 24-Oct-11 19:46:39

Well that's my one one thing for the day then smile

I knew about the cmd-K thing to insert the link as underlined text but I didn't know it could convert text into a link smile

Popbiscuit Mon 24-Oct-11 20:30:39

Brilliant! Thanks, guys! How do you get to know all these secret apple shortcuts?

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