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Wednesday, June 6, 2007

E-mailing a website or a link!

A great tip submitted by Rohit Deshpande: E-mailing a website or a link! Before, when I visited a website and I wanted to send that info to someone, I copied the address in the address bar, created an email, pasted the address and added some HTML to transform it into a link. Well there is a much easier way of doing it when using Safari and Mail. You can also send the whole website as an attachment in the e-mail. When you are on the website you want to send, press "Command-I". It will load a new e-mail in Mail and the website will be attached. It looks like this:



You can also press "Shift-Command-I" to create an e-mail with a simple link! Thanks for the great tip Rohit!

14 Comments:

Blogger Kush said...

This is Awesome

June 5, 2007 at 10:36 PM  
Blogger new2mac said...

is there a way to do this in Firefox?

June 6, 2007 at 12:26 AM  
Blogger Mitch said...

I wouldn't want to send it as an attachment, but the latter shortcut will prove worthy...

June 6, 2007 at 12:42 AM  
Blogger Maxly said...

The second tip will get use A LOT. Thanks again for a great tip

June 6, 2007 at 6:56 AM  
Blogger Greg said...

I can email an ENTIRE website? Great! I'm gonna email www.microsoft.com to my enemies! THAT oughta fill up their inbox!

June 6, 2007 at 7:32 AM  
Blogger Anthony said...

I couldn't find a keyboard shortcut for Firefox, but while you are on the site you want to send, select File and click Send Link. It will open Mail with the URL that sends as a hyperlink. I don't think you can send an entire website...

June 6, 2007 at 10:27 AM  
Blogger David Gmail said...

Now that is really useful!

Thank you.

David Amies

June 6, 2007 at 11:41 AM  
Blogger ardisius said...

Don't know how valuable this may be, but FWIW:

I use Firefox, and usually have to have multiple tabs open. Naturally, when you quit out of Firefox, it does just that — quits — like any good app should. But what about all the tabs, with their relevant sites?

No problem! Simply Force Quit Firefox, the next time you open it, it will politely ask you whether you would like it to restore/resume your previous session.

Voila!

June 6, 2007 at 2:13 PM  
Blogger cassio said...

Just Perfect!
Thank you

June 6, 2007 at 4:46 PM  
Blogger new2mac said...

Thanks for the firefox tip... that works beautifully!

June 6, 2007 at 7:17 PM  
Blogger Lassie said...

I'm not using Mail, but when I'm in Safari and I press shift-apple-i it opens my gmail with a new mail with the link in it.

Unfortunateley, apple-i doesn't work.

June 7, 2007 at 4:12 AM  
Blogger pastormurphy said...

when I use command-I SAFARI says could not send because ENTOURAGE doesn't support sending pages from SAFARI.

How do I get it to use MAIL instead?

Thanx

June 7, 2007 at 8:40 AM  
Blogger Deborah said...

You can get an add on called Tiny URL for Firefox. You can put an icon on the taskbar and click on it to create a shorten link to the website that is automatically copied to the clipboard. You can then just paste it into your email. Or you can control-click (right click) and select the option to create a Tiny Url

June 7, 2007 at 10:45 AM  
Blogger BJM said...

I agree with davidgmail: this is a REALLY USEFUL tip - a Blue Ribbon to you!

June 9, 2007 at 4:58 AM  

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