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

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Dynamic file path linking to another workbook

I have a series of workbooks that are stacked in sub folders (below a root folder) on a thumb drive which I want to link data to a master file in the root of the thumb drive. I would like to have a ...
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How do you make a file that acts as a shortcut to another file in a SharePoint document library?

I'm trying to make a file that acts as a shortcut to another file in a SharePoint document library on both the web version and the file explorer. I have tried the following: LNK Files I can create a ...
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Blank Excel file is 1.7MB. How is this possible?

I was trying to clean up a received file and grew so frustrated with hidden links, I decided to delete EVERYTHING I could find (sheets, Defined names, etc). My file is still 1.7MB and seems to contain ...
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Is there a way to have windows ask me which browser I want to use everytime I click a link?

I would like to set up Windows 11 so that it always asks which browser to use when it opens links. I use different browsers for different purposes on my computer, and no single browser should be ...
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Excel 2 way linkage in different sheets and different range

I'm trying to link 2 range of cells in a 2 way link. Meaning, if you change a value in a cell it changing the value on other cell and vice-versa. For reference: Excel: 2-way linkages for cells on both ...
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What's the safest way to open a suspicious link?

Sometimes I get very suspicious messages or I see a random link somewhere I obviously don't click on them but I'm still curious what's on the site. So that makes me wonder what's the safest way to ...
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Use Windows share with "remote-to-remote" links in Linux

I mount a Windows share on recent Linux with default options that work. But on the Windows share a new symbolic link with the name "archive" has been created that point to another Windows ...
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How to easily select a link text in a browser without activating the link

I'm used to select text by double (or triple) click to select whole word (paragraph). But this doesn't work when the word or the paragraph is a link. The link is activated by first click. Is there ...
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Operation not permitted when creating hard link (but soft link works)

I'm trying to create a hard link but get an error message "Operation not permitted" tikey@helios64:/data/$ ln /data/dir1/img1.jpg /data/dir2/ ln: failed to create hard link '/data/dir2/img1....
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Trying to download threads from a forum that's shutting down, but HTTrack isn't saving images/menu/colors and page links correctly

NotebookReview is shutting down at the end of the month, and there are several threads in their forum that I want to download to my PC before all the information is gone forever. I am trying to use ...
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How to make tel: links open with a specific url

Our workplace has a need to redirect all tel: links (regardless of source) to a specific internal web-based dialer with the telephone number passed in. Specifically http://[INTRANET URL]/dialer/...
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Can I clone text boxes in different pdf files?

I want to have my students complete a sentence frame in one document and it also is entered into another document. The place they enter the text is that day's lesson and the other document is the ...
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thaOpen OS X Finder from link in text file

Is it possible to create an "internal" link that opens up a specific folder window in Finder? If not possible native, I remember seeing a plugin that did something similar, but can't ...
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Can't delete folders/files within a symbolic link or junction mklink

I used mklink to create a symbolic link /d to a hard drive. Now, even though I am the owner, confirmed by the "Take Ownership" process, I cannot delete files located in this symbolic link. ...
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Link and get specific data from another workbook

So I have a workbook named dwg data.xls that contains a table with the following columns: DWG No | S1 | S2 And I have another workbook named report template.xls that contains a report template. In ...
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Age of Empires 2 DE links no longer working

I have asked this on AoE2 DE related sites but so far nobody has been able to help me. In Age of Empires 2 Definitive Edition, you can join a lobby by simply putting a URL into your browser, such as ...
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Disable Excel link cell follow click [duplicate]

This is probably the worst design choice I've seen in my life, and it drives me mad. I need to edit some excel spreadsheets which contain links and move some cells around, and each time I click on a ...
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How can I determine what Thunderbird runs for "Open in Browser"?

I want to figure out exactly what command-line Thunderbird uses when you select "Open in Browser" or click a web link in an email - on a Linux system. I've read an answer to this question: ...
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How do I see the :visited css applied to an element in the Chrome DevTools element inspector?

I can force the css state to :visited by marking the checkbox, but I don't know how to actually see which css is being applied to the element when the link is visited. As you can see in the picture, ...
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How to disable Firefox from opening "tel" links

On a certain website, you have to click a button to show the phone number, and at the same time it opens the "tel:" link, which opens an annoying popup "allow this website to open tel ...
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Download webpage and files in it and follow links to download files with in the links

I want to download a webpage and files in it and also follow the links in it and download the files in them, more specifically images and pdfs if possible. I think wget is the way to go but all the ...
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Errant Web Page Display

Some web pages on my wife's PC are showing the typed url for some web links directly underneath the link. The "link" is superimposed on top of the typed url. I have searched for a solution,...
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Excel - link to file in parent folder

I have seen this problem being tried solved, but not seen a viable solution. I have several projects and would like to make a template that I can easily copy from one project to another. I would like ...
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Hyperlink to .bat file within an Excel file, no longer works. "No Program is registered to open this file"

I have a hyperlink in Excel that is directed to a batch file on my domain network (actually multiple links for multiple files). For years, I can click the hyperlinks in Excel and after clicking 'OK' ...
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What is the rest of the text in the Google search URL?

For example, when I search "superuser" on Google, the first part of the URL is https://www.google.com/search?q=superuser, but there's also some extra text following behind it. When I remove ...
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MS Word - pasting link into text box from Excel inserts 2 blank spaces above data

I'm trying to automatically update some text boxes in Word using an Excel sheet, i.e. copying a cell in Excel, right-clicking in the text box in word and choosing the 'Link & Merge Formatting' ...
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Is there a way to make a browser to confirm when l move away from a web page?

Whenever I browser a site, I scroll and click different objects on the page. Sometimes I click on the wrong object, and page begins to change and load a site I don't want to visit. Then I have to go ...
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Linking back to table of contents in word document

I am editing a word document (on Mac) which includes a table of contents. The TOC is linked to appropriate places in the document. Great! Links to return to the TOC have been inserted in headers. ...
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How to link libraries with x86_64-w64-mingw32-g++

I am wondering how to link libcurl with x86_64-w64-mingw32-g++ on ubuntu thanks ERROR: fatal error: curl/curl.h: No such file or directory 1 | #include <curl/curl.h>
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Get the parent directory of a soft link

I have the following directory structure [xss]# tree /etc/test /etc/test ├── challenge │   └── domain.tld ├── domains │   └── domain.tld ├── users │   └── puff │   └── domain.tld -> /etc/test/...
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How can I download DNRGPS?

When I clicked the link on https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/mis/gis/DNRGPS/DNRGPS.html to download the program, it popped up with a dialog box to open with program or close. The only programs it gave me ...
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PowerPoint - Consolidate internal Excel sheets

A PowerPoint presentation features a lot of diagrams. All those diagrams are copied via embedding (not linking) to the PowerPoint file. Is it possible to reconnect all those "internal" Excel ...
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Link in webpage to local file

I made a webpage in apache server, and added the link <a href="file:///home/user/page.html>Link</a>. This does not work. Why, and is there a way to make it work? If instead i added ...
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How to inspect application URI link in browser before opening in native application?

I want to inspect the application links used in microsoft teams and other video call apps to join a meeting in the desktop application. My problem is that in the browser the only option I have to open ...
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Block new tabs on Chrome kiosk mode

I am currently developping a webapp using Powerapps for a company as an intern. The application is doing great but still has a big security issue with it... external links. As the title implies, I'm ...
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Copying text online, link follows when pasting

Is this a Windows/Chrome feature? How can I disable this? Edit: It's a OneNote feature, see solution below. When I copy text from any site, when pasting it in OneNote the link follows. For example: ...
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How do you I keep information stored next to dynamic list?

I have a list in my excel sheet that is dynamically changing as it gets updates from another sheet. I want to manually add notes in the columnn next to it, but every time the list gets updated, the ...
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How does shortcut link generated?

I notice there a shortcut icon in my desktop. I wonder how does this shortcut generated? I must be accidentally press something. P/S : I using Linux
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How to get a direct link to a twitter video?

How do I get a direct link to a video embedded in a tweet? For example, the video embedded in this tweet can be watched directly here. Note: I got the link from the Feedbro extension which can show an ...
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Clicking external links(ex: in skype) always opens them in chrome incognito mode. How to change this?(Ubuntu 20.04)

I have Ubuntu 20.04 and Chrome Version 87.0.4280.88 (Official Build) (64-bit). Currently clicking a web link from a 3rd party app will open the chrome incognito window. How can I change this as chrome ...
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Extracting links from mailbox

I have a mailbox with ≈ 10 000 mail in it. Each of these mails contains a unique link that I need to click to get to a web page where I shall enter some data (name, mailaddress). I plan to use ...
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Html links in dumped formatted output from links 2.21 browser

Links 2.21 is a fantastic text based browser which is able to output formatted text from URL's. links -dump "https://example.com/page.html" > output.txt As is, output.txt contains all ...
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How to locate a hyperlink within a webpage?

My friend sent me this link: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/autonomy-moral/notes.html which I suspect can be found in the link https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/autonomy-moral/ I would like to ...
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Start menu items without "Open file location" option to them: how to rename? (Windows 10)

Just upgraded my wsl Ubuntu distro to 20.10 "by hand"; the start menu entry name remained "Ubuntu 20.04 LTS" and I would like to rename it accordingly. How to do it? The problem is ...
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Website link + ctr -f shortcut

There is a specific paragraph on a webpage that I want to share with my visitors. However it takes a while to scroll down and find the text. Ctr+ f solves that issue. However, you have to do that ...
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Search the Text Content of Pages Linked from Current Page

This is the exact tool I am looking for: https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/search-search-content-linked-current-web-page/ but it appears to no longer exist, and I can't find anything else like it. In ...
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Dovecot: Relative home directory paths not supported

I got a problem with dovecot, I have an external disk with all the emails in the Maildir format, I mounted this disk in Linux and for each user, I created a symbolic link (with ln -s) and then i ...
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How To Replace The Same Picture in Multiple Word Files

I am using Word for Microsoft 365 and it is currently version 16.40. I have a logo that is updated once a year. The same logo is in 100+ documents. Ideally I would like to have all the logos in the ...
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After clicking on an internal link in a PDF in the native Chrome PDF viewer, how can I go back to the location of the text where the link is located?

After clicking on an internal link in a PDF in the native Chrome PDF viewer, how can I go back to the location of the text where the link is located? Example of internal link in a PDF (green ...
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After clicking on an internal link in a PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, how can I go back to the location of the text where the link is located?

After clicking on a internal link in an PDF in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, how can I go back to the location of the text where the link is located? Examples of internal link in a PDF (green rectangles): ...
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