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I wanted to add a link containing "A*" to an answer. It had the link at the bottom and I wondered why he didn't link to A* normally. But when I tried it wouldn't show up as a URL in the preview, so I guess that's why it was added as plain text in the answer instead.

This is the link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A*_search_algorithm.

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It's like magic!

A* Search

  • Thanks for wikiing it (is that a word?) so I could see the magic. – Nifle Sep 9 '09 at 0:03
  • It seemed the easiest way :-) – John Fouhy Sep 9 '09 at 0:05
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This works OK so long as you don't try to do it "raw":

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A*_search_algorithm

won't work, whereas

[link][1]

  [1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A*_search_algorithm

or

[link](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A*_search_algorithm)

will: link, link.

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