Posting a link without showing anything other than the link

Posted in a thread which contained a couple of links and the links both came up automatically showing snippets of the linked page. I only intended to post the link as underlined blue text indicating a link, not as a pop-up box. Can I do this?


You might find the wiki an interesting read.

Here Technologies

Here Technologies (trading as Here) is a Netherlands-based company that provides mapping and location data and related services to individuals and companies. It is majority-owned by a consortium of German automotive companies (namely Audi, BMW, and Daimler), whilst other companies also own minority stakes. Its roots date back to U.S.-based Navteq in 1985, which was acquired by Finland-based Nokia in 2007. Here is currently based in The Netherlands. Here captures location content such as road n…

There is a way to do that.

This link goes back to the Op.

As opposed to

Type your text, highlight the portion you plan to make the link and click the the link icon above. It looks like the 2 chain links and is after the I for italics and the double quotes for Quotes.

If I understand the OP correctly, I think a single space before the link disables preview.

Took three tries in an ATMB test but finally got it to work. Kinda ugly work-around – hope I remember how to do it.


All you need to do is put something else on the same line as the link – any text at all. A space and a period will do it. Or maybe the space by itself, I haven’t tried that.