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How can I insert a clickable email address link in the text of an email?

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I am writing a new email. I want to insert an email address into the body of the text, but I can only type it as plain text or I can insert a website URL address , but I can't make the email address into a live link. Why? Why is only a URL hyperlink listed as the only option to make text into a link? Why not allow email addresses to be live, clickable links?

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Type a word into the message body. Double click it to select it. Select the insert line from the toolbar. type mailto: and the email address with no space between the : and the address. Like mailto:billyblogs@somewhere.net Click ok.

Links come in many forms. Just a web addresses usually are HTTP:// or HTTPS:// Mailto: is another web protocol along with FTP: Gopher: NNTP: and a host of others.

What I have included here on mailto: is just the start, the most basic. It can also be used to compose the entire email. Wikipedia has basic primer examples. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mailto

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Odabrano rješenje

Type a word into the message body. Double click it to select it. Select the insert line from the toolbar. type mailto: and the email address with no space between the : and the address. Like mailto:billyblogs@somewhere.net Click ok.

Links come in many forms. Just a web addresses usually are HTTP:// or HTTPS:// Mailto: is another web protocol along with FTP: Gopher: NNTP: and a host of others.

What I have included here on mailto: is just the start, the most basic. It can also be used to compose the entire email. Wikipedia has basic primer examples. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mailto

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Thanks Matt, Typing in "mailto:" and then copying in the email address works.

But just a clarification for anyone else reading this. There is no "insert line" in the Insert menu. Instead, one has to select "insert link". (That was probably just a typo).

Anyway, thanks a lot! Emilio