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Offline trystan

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Re: Shrinking Very Long Website Links
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 01 March 06 19:38 GMT (UK) »
Arranroots,

Whoohoo! Now for shrunken links!

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Re: Shrinking Very Long Website Links
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 01 March 06 20:04 GMT (UK) »
Census Information is Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

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SOM: BIRD, BURT aka BROWN
HEF: BAUGH, LATHAM, CARTER, PRITCHARD
GLS: WEBB, WORKMAN, LATHAM, MALPUS
WIL: WEBB, SALTER
RAD: PRITCHARD, WILLIAMS
GLA: RYAN, KEARNEY, JONES, HARRY
MON: WEBB, MORGAN, WILLIAMS, JONES, BIRD
SCOTLAND: HASTINGS, CAMERON, KELSO, BUCHANAN, BETHUNE/ BEATON
IRELAND: RYAN (WATERFORD), KEARNEY (DUBLIN), BOYLE(DUNDALK)

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Re: Shrinking Very Long Website Links
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 01 March 06 20:13 GMT (UK) »
And a Happy Saint David's Day to you too  :)
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Re: Shrinking Very Long Website Links
« Reply #12 on: Monday 28 May 07 13:50 BST (UK) »
Brilliant utility, will use it shortly!
DUNN - Cambuslang, LKS
FORSYTH - Shotts, LKS
FRAME - Hamilton, LKS
HODGSON - Hamsterley, DUR
HUMPHREY - Easingwold, NRY
HUNT - Frimley, Surrey
MCKECHNIE - Argyll - Shotts
NETHERCLIFF(T)/ DRAYCOTT Sandhurst, BKS
PEPPERCORN - Lolworth, Cambs
PRATT - Thirsk, NYK
REDSHAW - Hamsterley, DUR
REYNOLDS - Fritton,Stratton,NFK
ROWLEY - STS to DUR
TALLACK - St Agnes Padstow,CON
WALMSLEY - NRY,Brum
WILSON - Hamsterley, Co Durham
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Re: Shrinking Very Long Website Links
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 08 May 08 13:15 BST (UK) »
Oh dear oh dear!

I am either very thick or completely stupid!

I have created a couple of files as directed, but have not got a toolbar anywhere that I can see!

Where have I gone wrong? I have XP prof [but bad eyes]

How about, and this is too simple for words! Putting one one the roostchat header to avoid all this!

Rabbit B :-[
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Wareham/Winchester
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Relf/Sussex

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Re: Shrinking Very Long Website Links
« Reply #14 on: Friday 23 May 08 10:07 BST (UK) »
This doesn't seem to be a documented feature on this site, but you can put any wording you wish into a link by following the protocol used by many other forums.

So, the link to this page http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?action=post;topic=134417.0;num_replies=13 can be condensed down to JUST THIS by altering the tags slightly........

The code change is {url=http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?action=post;topic=134417.0;num_replies=13}JUST THIS{/url}

or to put it another way {url=http://www.site_link_here}Your desired text here{/url}

You must replace the curly brackets with square ones to make this work ! (If I'd used square ones, you would not have seen them !)

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Re: Shrinking Very Long Website Links
« Reply #15 on: Friday 23 May 08 11:31 BST (UK) »
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This doesn't seem to be a documented feature on this site

Topic: RootsChat Topics: How to use RootsChat / FAQs
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Topic: Post too W--I--D--E!
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,111822.0.html


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Re: Shrinking Very Long Website Links
« Reply #16 on: Friday 23 May 08 11:47 BST (UK) »
Hi Bob,

I have spent the last 10 minutes trying to follow the instructions re shinking that link! AGAIN! Lost count of the number of times I have tried to make it work!

Yes it does it work, but I have to copy and paste it afterwards. I cannot get anything on my toolbar at all! Try as I might!

I now have shinking links in my favourites in at least three places! Please just put the icon on the rootschat page and put idiots like me out of our misery!

Thanks! Fingers Crossed! You lot are too clever for me!

Rabbit B :-\
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Hart/Cambridgeshire
Burns/Byrne/Liverpool and Ireland
Nibbs/London
Brealey/Staffordshire
Melbourn/Melbourne/Cambridgeshire
Hoyle/Liverpool
Relf/Sussex

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Re: Shrinking Very Long Website Links
« Reply #17 on: Friday 23 May 08 16:45 BST (UK) »
There is a link at the bottom of every RootsChat page

[Copyright]  [Free RootsChat Webspace] [Your Surname Interests] [Shrink Link] [About Us]  [Terms of Use]

So you don't need it in your toolbar, as long as you are in RootsChat  :)

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