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Feature Request: Win + A on browser adds source URL


Mark Silberbauer

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I find the Win + A hot key to save the selected text to a note is very useful. What would make it even better is if the "source URL" could automatically be populated if one uses the hot key in a browser. That way, one could always refer back to the source article (without having to manually copy/paste the URL each time).

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I find the Win + A hot key to save the selected text to a note is very useful. What would make it even better is if the "source URL" could automatically be populated if one uses the hot key in a browser. That way, one could always refer back to the source article (without having to manually copy/paste the URL each time).

Why not use one of the web clippers? They already do this.

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Thanks for the reminder. I thought of that but for some reason the web clipper wouldn't let me clip the selected text. I think I had selected text from a PDF at the time (viewing a PDF in the Chrome web browser) and maybe the web clipper just can't access the text selected in the PDF view in the browser.

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In my experience, this does happen. Using Win + A with Chrome/Firefox/IE appears to populate the source url field for me.

What version of Evernote are you using?

Maybe he (and BurgersNFries) has´nt found the URL-field.

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In my experience, this does happen. Using Win + A with Chrome/Firefox/IE appears to populate the source url field for me.

What version of Evernote are you using?

Maybe he (and BurgersNFries) has´nt found the URL-field.

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I'm very aware of that field & use it often.  But I never use the scenario OP does.

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Hi There,

 

Thanks for the thorough responses and images. I did some more testing and it appears that the URL isn't populated when viewing a PDF in the browser, but it is populated for other web pages. I just happened to try it out on PDFs each time and got unlucky.

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