What is the correct way to link from one Stack Overflow question to another one? For example, if I want to reference another question or answer from my question, how would I do that? Should I just create a static link or is there some way that creates something which is a little more dynamic and understood by Stack Overflow as an internal link? I did not find the answer in the formatting full reference.

example static link: stackoverflows-related-questions

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Wouldn't this belong to meta? –  foraidt Nov 13 '09 at 9:53
good one. lets wait for answer :) –  Saar Nov 13 '09 at 9:54
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Just create a static link, they don't change (but the question can be moved for some reason)

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And even with a static link, SO could at some point in the future provide any kind of "dynamic" behaviour just by knowing what an SO question link looks like. –  Greg Hewgill Nov 13 '09 at 10:12
This sounds fine to me but I want to leave this open a little longer to see if anyone else says anything –  Aaron Zeckoski Nov 13 '09 at 14:20
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Since November 2010, raw links from the same site are automatically converted into clickable links with the title that is current when saving the post.


See http​://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/49433/replace-trilogy-raw-links-with-the-current-question-title/69483#69483 for details.

shows as:

See Replace trilogy raw links with the current question title? for details.

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