If I want to quote a reference in an answer on this site, I use the syntax [Here][1] followed at the end of the answer by [1]:URL.
Here is an example.
But this doesn't work in the comments. What should I do instead ?


1 Answer 1

You should use the following format:




See here.

Georges: In fact, the same format works in posts, comments, as well as in chat. – Srivatsan Jan 11 '12 at 18:06
Let's see. Yes, it works: fantastic! Thanks a lot to both of you, Zev and @Srivatsan, for helping me so quickly. I'll use that format everywhere now. – Georges Elencwajg Jan 11 '12 at 18:42
By the way, this does not work on mathoverflow, does it? How can you do it over there? – Rasmus Jan 13 '12 at 8:15
@Rasmus: you can't. (Prettified) Hyperlinks in comments is not supported in the version of StackExchange software running on MathOverflow. You should instead just paste raw links into the comment. – Willie Wong May 21 '12 at 15:10

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