Appending onto Ckeditor over-rights existing content

 var element = CKEDITOR.document.getById( 'quick_email' );
          element.show();
        

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im using CKEDITOR

and what i am trying to do is append a link onto it without replacing the content typed in by the user, ino SetData adds content but it overwrites the old content where i want to append onto it but im not sure how to get this to work, anyone any exp or tips on this ?
Alex LordAsked:
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Julian HansenCommented:
ino SetData adds content but it overwrites the old content where i want to append
This is not clear and does not seem to relate to your code snippet.

Can you provide a bit more clarity?
Alex LordAuthor Commented:
var getDataTest =  CKEDITOR.instances.quick_email.getData();
          console.log(getDataTest);
          
          getDataTest = getDataTest + "<a class='text-underline' href='uploaded_files' target='_blank'>nolgogotest.jpg</a>";
          var element =  CKEDITOR.instances.quick_email.setData(getDataTest);
          

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found my own,

took old data and added new one onto it.

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