Re: How do I insert an email link in Amaya???


Correct.  Some further exposition on email Contacts is available at

--- On Thu, 2/17/11, Hugh Sasse <> wrote:

From: Hugh Sasse <>
Subject: Re: How do I insert an email link in Amaya???
To: "Chris Beall" <>
Cc:, "Lucy Willemsen" <>
Date: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 11:13 AM

On the other hand, with spam harvesting robots it is important to not 
provide the email address in a plain form!  Many sites have a contact
form instead.


On Thu, 17 Feb 2011, Chris Beall wrote:

> Lucy,
> I infer that by 'email link' you mean a link that contains a mailto URL.  The process is the same as for creating any link.
> 1. Highlight the text to be made into a link.
> 2. Click on the Link element icon.
> 3. Type the URI, in this case "mailto:userxxx@domainyyy.zzz'.
> 4. Click on Confirm.
> Net: Amaya has no special facility for creating links for different URI schemes: http, ftp, mailto, etc.
> Note that mailto works only if the user has a local mail client defined, i.e. it will usually not work if the user has a webmail client.  It is therefore important to provide the email address as visible text in addition to the mailto URL.  One common method is to enter the email address as plain text, then make that text into an equivalent mailto link, thus (in the source):
>   <a href=""></a>  
> Chris Beall
> --- On Sun, 2/13/11, Lucy Willemsen <> wrote:
> From: Lucy Willemsen <>
> Subject: How do I insert an email link in Amaya???
> To:
> Date: Sunday, February 13, 2011, 9:58 AM
> For the life of me I dont know where to insert an email link or how to in the
> Amaya would be much appreciated. 
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