Sharepoint 2013 255 character URL limit

I am trying to configure a Sharepoint 2013 list, in which I need to put a link to a related OneNote page.  

this should be a simple action, but the URL created in OneNote is greater than 255 characters, so I can't simply cut & Paste a URL into the sharepoint list.  

I've read articles about shortening URLs, but this action has to be done by the end user - it simply cannot be a long, involved 20-click process to establish a link.   I will also encounter this issue again when I try to link to documents within a folder hierarchy.

Any ideas on how to either bypass the 255 character limit or embed a URL-shortening routine in sharepoint?
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Mohit NairSenior AssociateCommented:
There are no ways to bypass or fake the 255 character limit. Instead you can simply avoid it by having limited folder hierarchy because the more the folder in a folder, the url becomes huge. Also shorten the names of the folder and document names.

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crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
I had that problem documenting links to web databases! They are so long. I ended up storing it in 2 fields, each with a 255 character limit.  I was not pasting to OneNote; capturing the information in Microsoft Access.  In case you want to look, the code is here:

free Analyzer for Microsoft Access
http://analyzer.codeplex.com

For linking: if there is something in the second field, it can be appended to the first since a string variable should have no issues storing >255.  Then you can use the string to go to the hyperlink instead of the built-in hyperlink feature. However, you may not have that kind of programmability available so ...

another option is to look at how many characters, if enough, are always the same -- and not store those.  When needed, use AutoHotkey, or something similar, to append it to the link when rendering in a browser.
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