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dave_brand
6 - Interface Innovator
6 - Interface Innovator

Hey,

I want to create a link inside my long text field with rich text formatting enabled by zapier.

But when I write

[Airtable](https://airtable.com)

in Zapier I don’t see the Link as a hyperlink. I just see the text:

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dave_brand
6 - Interface Innovator
6 - Interface Innovator

For the sake of completeness

Quick Update, after futher testing
Finally links are working for me in Integromat / Zapier

Only thing you need to do, put the reference in a new line…

[I'm an inline-style link][1]
[1]: https://www.google.com

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It’s not Zapier that’s the problem - you are specifying a markdown format that Airtable is incapable of interpreting as a link. Read this thread.

Sorry, I still don’t get it.

Why is Airtable writing here, I can put in the Links by markdown (or whatever airtable is doing here):

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Markdown syntax for Airtable rich text formatting

Rich text in Airtable is based on on a variation of Markdown, a lightweight and readable syntax for formatting. You can use Markdown in the following areas in Airtable: Base descriptions Long text...

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But it’s clearly not working for me, even when I use the example given by airtable?
ANd How do I do it with zapier? Is it not working with zapier at all?

Okay - try using the alternative “markdown” syntax I’ve shown.

It worked for me and I’m simply making the observation – documentation aside – how I was able to get it to work when instantiating links in long-text fields using markdown-like syntax.

dave_brand
6 - Interface Innovator
6 - Interface Innovator

For the sake of completeness

Quick Update, after futher testing
Finally links are working for me in Integromat / Zapier

Only thing you need to do, put the reference in a new line…

[I'm an inline-style link][1]
[1]: https://www.google.com