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:\\www.somelink.com". 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.


1 Answer 1


See here


[link text](https://www.example.com)
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    finally I have found it :) many thanks to @PrasoonSaurav for the question and to user27414 for this answer
    – haynar
    Commented Sep 10, 2012 at 16:03
  • What about links containing '(' and ')' like this one: technet.microsoft.com/pt-br/library/cc784450(v=ws.10).aspx ? Commented Feb 7, 2014 at 19:24
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    @MiguelAngelo - %28 and %29 can be used for ( and ) respectively, just like %20 can be used to represent a space. YourExample = [YourExample](http://technet.microsoft.com/pt-br/library/cc784450%28v=ws.10%29.aspx)
    – MatBailie
    Commented Mar 6, 2014 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
    Commented Dec 4, 2014 at 2:58
  • I do not get why is the syntax different than the one for adding comments in questions/answers bodies
    – Veverke
    Commented Aug 2, 2015 at 15:13
  • link text
    – Jorgesys
    Commented Feb 10, 2016 at 17:47
  • I think that's because lightning:tab is in Beta right now(But not sure why they haven't mentioned that in the link which you've included in the question). lightning:tab (Beta) @TrevorBliss @JFParadis
    – SE_User
    Commented Jan 18, 2017 at 12:50
  • Yes, the above method is the solution to put insert the link. But one caution that you should insert HTTP:// before your link. Otherwise, it will not be linked.
    – NomanJaved
    Commented Nov 5, 2017 at 7:36
  • I think this is the first time I see a banned person answer. Pity, got my vote on the "Spoiler" :D
    – Rafael
    Commented Aug 28, 2018 at 13:08
  • [link try] (github.com/tgriesser/knex/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md)
    – j10
    Commented Dec 20, 2018 at 11:59
  • lets see Commented Aug 23, 2020 at 8:23

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