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Merlin Project: How to add a URL to activities?

Merlin Project Support

You use Merlin Project to schedule your projects? Then you already know how to create custom columns and attach notes to activities and/or add attachments.

But can you add a URL as an active internet link?
Yes! And here is how…

Merlin Project offers various ways to add a URL to activities:

URLs in notes:

  • Select the activity.
  • Open Inspector: Notes.
  • Add a URL by typing or via Drag & Drop.
  • Select the inserted text.
  • On the highlighted text perform a secondary click.
  • Select ,Make Link'.

URLs in custom columns:

  • Add a new column within the outline.
  • Choose your own custom title, for example ,URL text column'.
  • Select your activity row.
  • Within this row click the cell from your custom column to activate text editing.
  • Add a URL by typing or via Drag & Drop.
  • Select the inserted text.
  • On the highlighted text perform a secondary click.
  • Select ,Make Link'.

URLs in attachments:

  • Perform a secondary click on your activity row.
  • From the context-menu choose ,Insert > Attachment > Information'.
  • Within the detail view ,Attachments' select the attachment.
  • Use the Inspector ,Information' to insert a title for the URL.
  • Add a URL using the field ,URL' by typing or via Drag & Drop in the inspector.

Note:

Would you like the URLs to show up in the ,Attachments' view? Simply add the ,URL' column to that view.

Feel free to try-out our sample project.

Posted by Peter Meier on September 12th, 2018 under Products
Tags: merlin-project support macOS

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