Pertaining to a connector such as an html link or file shortcut, or to a device.

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Why do later versions of Windows continue to use shortcut files instead of symbolic links?

Windows XP and later support symbolic links. Yet, Windows continues to use shortcut files (which essentially store the location of the linked file as text). Why?
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How to best store hyperlinks with comments and keywords [on hold]

I read loads of stuff, mostly technical articles, on the internet. I would like to save them so I can easily look them up later on. Ideally with some keywords, or a short description. I might even ...
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Adobe Reader linking files issue

Question is - Is it possible to create links from one file to another (all are pdfs) that will remain working after moving the files from one location to another? Ie. you've got one file that's ...
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Chrome will not allow links to open in a new window

I am unable to open some links in a new window using Chrome. Specifically, I am using the website www.rightmove.co.uk, a property search portal. Once I have found a suitable property, I click on the ...
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MS Word validating links after click

Issue: When clicking (or CTRL+clicking) a link in Microsoft Word 2010 (likely affecting other versions) that requires prior authorization, I'll frequently end up being pointed to an invalid URL. ...
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Links in Office always open in Edge (instead of default)

I've encountered an annoying issue where any links in Microsoft Office 2010 applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) installed on Windows 10 always open links in Microsoft Edge. This is despite having set ...
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How does a person immediately determine whether a link is malicious without clicking it?

I recently started moderating a small Twitch chat, so one of the things I have to deal with is malicious linkage. Whenever someone posts a bad link, even one masked by a shortened URL, someone in ...
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Can the Google Chrome preview link be moved to the bottom-right of the browser?

I want to move the gray preview link from the bottom-left (default) to the bottom-right. Is this possible, either through an extension, Chrome Flags, or some other form of wizardry?
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How do I save a link to a webpage as a shortcut in the Windows file manager?

I want to click an icon in Windows Explorer and have it open a specific web page with the default browser. How is this done? I don't want to download the web page, I just want to access it via a ...
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Export CSV list of reverse links in Tuleap

I'd like to export the reverse links for my artefacts in CSV (i.e. having a list of all artefacts linking to the artefact I'm exporting the data from). Is it doable without having to trick it manually ...
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Unable to unlink a file linux

I have a link file as below testlnk -> /home/wemohamm/Desktop/script But I am unable to delete the link. If I use rm testlnk, I get error rm: cannot remove `testlnk/': Is a directory If ...
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How to create a hyperlink file?

I know this question sounds too generic but I am unable to find an answer for it. How can I create a link (soft/hard) file which when opened, redirect me to a website with http protocol? One ...
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HTTP links do not open in Firefox

There's a GIF of some program on Windows 8 (e.g. Nvidia settings window where you can click Download button to go to web and download latest driver) So nothing happens when clicked, the window just ...
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how to link same excel book on different pcs

So is there anyway I can use the same Workbook on two different PCS so that if I update on one it will reflect on others PC ? If yes how can I do this ? Thanks
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How do I specify a CA certificate and/or client certificate to the links web browser

I have a need to use a local web browser for diagnostics to verify a secure website endpoint within a datacentre. This endpoint is TLS enabled and protected with a client certificate, both of which ...
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Is there a way to get links on URLs in a column in phpmyadmin?

In my personal database, I have one column which contains only URLs with scheme (e.g. http://...). For something else which cannot be automated, I need to quickly have a look at all these pages. I'm ...
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Japanese characters in HTML link

This is a very general question that stems from our development department. We're using a web interface to give users access to a in-house developed reporting tool. This tool has a function to display ...
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Convert javascript links in websites to regular HTML links?

Some websites like to use javascript links instead of regular HTML links, making it impossible to open such links in new browser tabs, for example "javascript:OpenLink(908)", instead of ...
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create a folder which links multiple folders

Suppose there are directories as below: D:\SVN1\a\xml D:\SVN1\b\xml D:\SVN1\c\xml D:\SVN1\d\xml and D:\SVN2\xml I would like to merge all xml folders/files under a b c d of SVN1 and link the ...
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OS X - ln -s on a directory in ~ shows strange behaviour

I'm currently setting up my new system (OS X) and trying to link ~/Git/ to /Library/WebServer/Documents/, so that I can access all my git repositories via 127.0.0.1. However, that doesn't work as ...
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Translate SkyDrive links to OneDrive

I was reading a blog that was written back when Microsoft's cloud storage was called SkyDrive. And I saw a link containing some sample source code, this is the link - ...
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I need a specification for .sxdata sections

Does a specification for .sxdata sections (in PE Objectfiles) exist? I have read the Microsoft definition of PE files, and find the information on .sxdata section to be somewhat sparse. My program ...
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Is it possible to add a clickable link to an image itself?

I have an image and I want to have a link on it. When someone clicks on the link they go to the given website. Is it possible to do so ? clarifying my question I am uploading an image and need ...
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Update links of a power point file freze when I move the containing folder

I've a powerpoint with some links to graphs of an excel file. This way, when the graphs in the excel change, they automatically change in the ppt. The problem is that, if I move the ptt and the excel ...
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How can I make alias for desktop folder on XP?

I don't want other users save file to system drive, how can I make a direct link of desktop folder to another folder?
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Links browser vimperator style

I'm trying out the Links browser, in favour of Lynx, at work. It seems great for our setup, but being used to vimperator and pentadactyl, it falls a bit short with the default settings. Does anyone ...
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Shortcut to “User Profiles” manager under Windows 7

I'm searching, from a long time, to create a shortcut to the "User Profiles" manager. How is it possible? Windows surely has a link behind the button so why could I not get it?
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How to put a document inside two folders in Alfresco

I have a document Document and two folders Folder1 and Folder2. Document is inside Folder1. How to add Alfresco links so that Document is also inside Folder2? Preferably without programming, ...
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Windows Explorer favorites separator bar?

Seems like on the internet there's no solution for Windows 7 favorites bar separator? It's really confusing when there are so much links. I want to group it and separate it to make it easier to find, ...
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There is a software who i can download the files from website/server? [closed]

For example i want to download all scans from the "emuparadise..me/magazine-comic-guide-scans/all" and all files is in links. I try the Downthemall and outwit but i cant make it to go to each link to ...
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Chrome for Mac re-opens old tabs when clicking on a link in Mail, etc

I use Chrome on my Mac and on my PC. On the Mac (as all of you probably know), it's possible to close all of the Chrome windows/tabs, and Chrome stays running. AFAIK, this isn't possible on Windows, ...
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Shortcut/link to a .tex file

I would like to make something like a symbolic link to a .tex file to be able to open the file clicking just the shortcutting one. However, when I use ln -s it opens a file with content of the target ...
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Windows symlink to executable - does not open by double click [duplicate]

On Windows 7 I created a symbolic link to an executable using: mklink Test.exe C:\Path\to\source.exe But when I try to run it by double clicking on it, i get the "open with" dialog. Running it ...
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how to suppress warning when starting Links from favorites

I have several batch files and other programs that I use regularly linked from my Favorites folder and I display that folder in my task bar. Now every time I start each of that programs I am prompted ...
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Any link(http/https) identified as “mailto” and open a New Email in Browser

We have a windows application that has links to various sites. But regardless of the link the user clicks, New Google Mail pops up in Chrome ? This issue happens in just one machine after the user ...
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How do I copy statusbar text that appears when hovering a link?

For example, on this page, the status bar and href parameter of the link is: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=eu.chainfire.liveboot But the text copies when I do "Copy Link Location" ...
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Is there a way to create my own google search link?

Not sure how to word it but basically I have a custom search that uses options like site: OR etc. Now I use the same thing all the time. The only thing that changes is the search keywords. Is there a ...
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How to find and remove external links in (Libre|Open)Office Calc spreadsheet

I have a LibreOffice Calc spreadsheet which pops up a message asking me whether I wish to update external links. I did not add external links myself, but did copy data from another Calc window at one ...
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Link issues with fiber card under RHEL 6.2 and hp dl380

I am having issues getting a HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 running RHEL 2.6.32-504.el6.x86_64 to see and/or allow the use of a 10GE fiber card. I can confirm the fiber connection to the router has been ...
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How can I expand external image links in all webpage with a chrome extension?

So I would like to when the script find a image link like this: http://example.com/image.gif http://example.com/image.jpg http://example.com/image.png Replace with a img tag, for I can view the ...
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How do regular expressions work in htaccess to redirect an IP range

I've been trying to redirect an IP range from one link to another. I can do it for a single 256 address block: RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteCond %{REMOTE_HOST} ^111\.111\.111\. RewriteCond ...
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How can I add link class for Microsoft Office Word 2013 blog post?

I need to somehow add class for created link in Microsoft Office 2013, because I would like to use a lightbox for the link. I don't want open the wp-admin area, I would like to solve this in one ...
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How can I cloak my Amazon affiliate links in regex format for Wordpress? [closed]

I have many Amazon links, each for different products, on my website and I want a generic redirect link that would point to each of my products. For example I have this link: ...
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How to make a Firefox profile link on the Desktop of a Mac?

I want to a link file on Desktop just like windows for: /Volumes/Mackintosh HD/Applications/Firefox.app -p -no-remote "politics_x64" In other words, please imagine there is a link file named 1.lnk ...
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Linux/Bash: Create relative soft links to files in directory tree?

I'd like to make links to all files in a directory tree. Which means, create the same directory structure and make the links in them to the respective subdirectory in the original dir. That could be ...
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Why is links in an Excel workbook changing when one user opens the file?

I have multiple users on a company network that have access to the same Excel workbook. When one of the users opens the workbook, it changes the file path of a link in the formulas to a non-existent ...
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Links SSL Error

What version of links does the user called "bytepool" have that he's able to find this workaround? Refer to link below. How to tell `links` to ignore expired SSL certificate and proceed? He writes ...
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Get all links of a website

Is there a way/tool to get all links of a website ? Just the links , not looking to create a local copy/download a website . Example - Links of all questions posted on Superuser . Platform Windows 7 , ...
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How to find hard linked folders via programming

Is it possible to identify if a folder is actually a hard link created by mklink? I want to get folders and subsequent sub-folders. But hard linked folders drops me into a loop.
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Find Executables that link an SO file

I know that I can print out the so files that an exe has linked with ldd. What I want is to go the other way. My current approach is to run something like find / -type f -executable -exec ldd {} \; | ...