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url not showing as link

  1. #1


    Göteborg
    Posts : 78
    Windows 8.1 Pro Update 1

    url not showing as link


    when reading an email in the windows 8.1 mail app, if the sender of the email has typed a url it should come up us a direct link to be opened in your default browser...right?
    mine does not, i have taken a screenshot and attached it to this thread

    is there anyway i can correct this
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  2. #2


    Posts : 511
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    The work around that I found for it is, if you put a space behind it, it will work.
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  3. #3


    Göteborg
    Posts : 78
    Windows 8.1 Pro Update 1


    thanks for reply Clint but when it is an email sent to you & you are not able to edit it
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  4. #4


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by jamos316 View Post
    when reading an email in the windows 8.1 mail app, if the sender of the email has typed a url it should come up us a direct link to be opened in your default browser...right?
    mine does not, i have taken a screenshot and attached it to this thread

    is there anyway i can correct this
    Added your picture as .png:

    Click image for larger version
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Posts : 16
    windows 8


    Yeah its an annoying problem and should have been brought to light in testing. Hopefully a fix will come soon
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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