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Re: URL button on Documentation Center pages

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  • Subject: [mg88951] Re: URL button on Documentation Center pages
  • From: David Reiss <dbreiss at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 02:36:00 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <g11qvs$a77$1@smc.vnet.net>

On May 21, 2:51 pm, Murray Eisenberg <mur... at math.umass.edu> wrote:
> I just noticed the URL button at the top right corner of Mathematica
> 6.0.2 Documentation Center pages.  Is this new in 6.0.2?  I hadn't
> noticed it before.
>
> Also, what is the use of the first entry in the 4-item drop-down menu
> that results from clicking the URL button?  

It simply shows you the URL. Sometimes you can get to a given page in
the Documentation center with out the syntactically full URL appearing
in the search field.

>This entry is the same as
> what appears in the search bar above the actual page.
>
> (By contrast, the 2nd entry, "Copy url", is a minor time saver:  With
> two clicks, one on "URL", the second on that "Copy url" entry, one has
> the page's URL on the clipboard.  This is definitely faster, at least
> for me, than moving the mouse into the search bar, selecting the entire
> entry there, and then using the usual key combination to copy it.)
>
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