Submit Hint Search The Forums LinksStatsPollsHeadlinesRSS
14,000 hints and counting!


Click here to return to the '10.6: Create an RTF-formatted link to current Safari page' hint
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
10.6: Create an RTF-formatted link to current Safari page
Authored by: robleach on Oct 22, '09 11:00:06AM

Hmmm... I haven't installed any plugins aside from flash-related things. Definitely haven't installed anything to specifically solve this specific issue, however I dug a little further with some experimenting and discovered this:

1. If I click & hold on the highlighted URL in the location field & drag it (which I never personally do) to a rich text document, it pastes the un-hyperlinked full URL.
2. If I instead click-drag the favicon (which I always personally do) to a rich text document, it pastes the page title hyperlinked to the URL.

Try it. I'll bet it works for everyone, thus making the only thing this hint added in terms of features, the ability to copy the hyper-linked version without the need to click & drag (or to even go to the Safari window). Otherwise, anyone can drag the favicon to get the hyperlink.

Rob



[ Reply to This | # ]
10.6: Create an RTF-formatted link to current Safari page
Authored by: everkleer80 on Oct 28, '09 09:57:54PM

Oh, you're absolutely right, I just misunderstood your first post. You're right, the advantage of this hint is to be able to copy from within Safari without the need for TextEdit or any other program to be open.



[ Reply to This | # ]