Address Links in Text Documents

Discussion in 'Android Tablet Q&A' started by Music, Jun 18, 2014.

  1. Music

    Music Senior Member

    Feb 5, 2011
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    Northcoast, OH
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    Google Nexus 7-13, 32 Gb
    In many text documents on an Android tablet, you can type in an e-mail address, or a web URL, and the OS will highlight it as a link. Long-tapping usually opens a menu so you can follow the link and launch the associated application.

    For example:

    For URLs, you use the form of: www .address .com (or .org, etc.)

    For an e-mail address, it's simply:

    For phone numbers: (111) 234-5678

    Is there a special format to enter a mapping street address. I mean, in HTML you use mailto: for an email hyperlink, so maybe there is a keyword for a map address; "mapto:" mybe?

    The biggest reason I can think of is to make notes for yourself for addresses to places you want to travel, in a document on your tablet, and it saves you time when you want to launch your navigation app.


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