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Outlook truncates long links

Posted on 2007-12-03
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Hello,

I have noticed that when attaching a long URL inside an Outlook email, not all of the URL is shaded in blue, thereby rendering the link somewhat incomplete (functionally speaking).

Is there a workaround for this, or what are my other options?

Thanks in advance for your replies.

Phil
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Hello pelampe,

Sometimes long URL will not wrap properly, depending on the recipient's email client.  A workaround is to use Tiny URL
http://tinyurl.com/

Hope this helps!
war1
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Thanks for the input.  I've since been using TinyURL quite a bit.  I've also forwarded it to other people I work with.
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Glad to help, pelampe!
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