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While giving comments many times I wanted to add links to my comment. But instead of using some short hand like Read "this" (this is a link in this case) I had to write Read "http:\\". I tried ctrl+L to insert a link to my comment but it was of no use.

I have seen people inserting links to their comments in the above mentioned way. How? Hope I have made myself clear.

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See How does the comment system and comments work – user27414 Aug 15 '10 at 12:04
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See here: How do comments work?


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finally I have found it :) many thanks to @PrasoonSaurav for the question and to user27414 for this answer – haynar Sep 10 '12 at 16:03
What about links containing '(' and ')' like this one: ? – Miguel Angelo Feb 7 '14 at 19:24
@MiguelAngelo - %28 and %29 can be used for ( and ) respectively, just like %20 can be used to represent a space. YourExample = [YourExample](‌​aspx) – MatBailie Mar 6 '14 at 16:38
this is working for http urls .but if i want to comment special urls for example firefox about:addons link? when i comment [addon page][bout:addons] see it's not working is there a way to comment as a click-able link ? – Fast Snail Dec 4 '14 at 2:58
I do not get why is the syntax different than the one for adding comments in questions/answers bodies – Veverke Aug 2 '15 at 15:13
link text – Jorgesys Feb 10 at 17:47

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