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Is it possible to format a text property in a database as a link? I currently have columns for the name of an event and a link to the URL where the information is. I would like to format the text column to display the text but with a hyperlink to the URL. Is this possible?

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polle Points35780

You can paste directly the Urls into the text.

1- Copy URL
2- Select text
3- Paste

That way the URL will be pasted into the text and will work as you need.

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justmeinbigd commented

Thanks for the answer, but in that case, the text is simply replaced by the URL. I would like a hyperlink where text reads one thing but has a clickable link to a website (which might have a different name than the text.)

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polle commented

I understand. Follow the steps I shared above and you will have hyperlinks as you need.

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justmeinbigd commented

Thanks for reiterating. This DOES work if you use copy and paste from the browser drop down but not if you use Ctrl+c and Ctrl+v, which is how I've always done copy and paste. Glad I didn't give up after I tried it the first time. This is going to be a HUGE benefit to me - thank you so much!!

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polle commented

Glad to help :)

Maybe is the source you are copying from or maybe an extension or app you have, because it also works fine using macOS or Windows natural commands.

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