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What kinds of autolinking are supported by asksage?

asked 2011-06-01 20:04:27 -0500

niles gravatar image

Using certain syntax in questions/answers will generate links automatically. For future reference, here is that syntax.

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answered 2011-06-01 20:27:35 -0500

niles gravatar image

updated 2011-06-01 20:37:08 -0500

The following are supported. Note that the Plaintext and Trac formats do not produce links in the real-time preview of your question/answer, while the other formats do.

Some further details can be found in an askbot post on this topic.

Plaintext links

Trac ticket links

  • you type: "ticket 1234"
  • you get: ticket 1234

Markdown syntax links

URL's entered as html

  • you type: "<a href="http://ask.sagemath.org">asksage</a>"
  • you get: asksage

Note: after several tries, I can't figure out how to turn off the auto linking for the "you type" parts . . . I hope this is clear enough anyway!

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Further detail: comments are not parsed with Markdown, so `markdown syntax` will not work, but url's like http://sagemath.org will still autolink

niles gravatar imageniles ( 2011-06-01 20:39:39 -0500 )edit

(But the syntax for trac ticket 1234 will not work)

niles gravatar imageniles ( 2011-06-01 20:40:27 -0500 )edit

Note about your note - sounds like a good question for http://askbot.org

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2011-06-02 02:18:06 -0500 )edit

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