VS: VS: VS: VS: Newbie: get hyperlink working?

Esa Kivelä Esa.Kivela at ncrc.fi
Tue Sep 10 08:05:01 CDT 2002


> -----Alkuperäinen viesti-----
> Lähettäjä: Jan Schenkel [mailto:janschenkel at yahoo.com]
> Lähetetty: 10. syyskuuta 2002 14:41
> Vastaanottaja: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Aihe: Re: VS: VS: VS: Newbie: get hyperlink working?
> 
> 
> --- Esa_Kivelä <Esa.Kivela at ncrc.fi> wrote:
> > 
> > [snip]
> > 
> > Nope: hmm here is exaple:
> > 
> > lets assume that in the text field some typed like
> > "hey chek this link www.ncrc.fi for more
> > information" and press SAve button then in the save
> > button its puts hole text wield into html-dokument
> > BUT now its hole thing appear as text also that
> > hyperlink.
> > 
> > What I try to do that same text appear in the html
> > dokument as text but that www.ncrc.fi or what ever
> > usres typed as link among the tehxt works like link
> > in html-document when save button is pressed.
> > 
> 
> Ah, now I see what you were going for -- it's not
> meant for displaying in RunRev.

That I tried to tell all the time :-)) Sorry my lack of english

> 
> Unfortunately, that's not as easy to accomplish :
> you'll have to parse the content of the field and try
> and determine what is a link and what is not.
> The problem there is that people may not always
> 'format' the link in an easily recognisable way.
> 
> A few tricky examples:
> 
> 1) suppose we want to support including an email
> address: someone at example.net must become a link,
> including the 'mailto:' bit.
> If you just check if there's an '@' sign in the word,
> what will happen if you encounter a line
>   me:secret at ftp.example.net
> which would actually denote an ftp-url.
> 
> 2) some users will copy&paste a URL from their browser
> and it will already contain an 'http://' keyword.
> Others will just type "check www.example.net"
> Have fun prepending the keywords.
> 
> Even though you _can_ overcome all these problems, a
> far simpler, alternative method is to provide a
> separate field "link" and then insert that into the
> html code. It will save you a lot of headaches...
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Jan Schenkel.
> 
> "As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more foolish
> at the same time."  (De Rochefoucald)
> 
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