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Using Things 3 URL link to note in Evernote- not working

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I know how to use INTERNAL links in EN to link to other notes. But many apps allow using links to link back to a specific place in their app. Of course, EN itself allows this by pasting that EN link into a calendar app, and then that allows a link back to EN from that app.

I would like to be able to link FROM Evernote TO Things app. Things DOES allow this, and it works great in many other apps (eg, Mail, Agenda, etc). But it does NOT work in EN. If I type a Things link (eg: things:///show?id=246D6A7C-CE62-4E4C-9B2F-D1486BD5E732) the link does not become active; it is just text. Is there a way to fix this, or a workaround if not?

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Thanks- but as far as I can see at Zapier, that does not answer my question (specifically on linking a specific EN note back to a specific Things task with a link)

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22 hours ago, pdadoc2 said:

I know how to use INTERNAL links in EN to link to other notes. But many apps allow using links to link back to a specific place in their app. Of course, EN itself allows this by pasting that EN link into a calendar app, and then that allows a link back to EN from that app.

I would like to be able to link FROM Evernote TO Things app. Things DOES allow this, and it works great in many other apps (eg, Mail, Agenda, etc). But it does NOT work in EN. If I type a Things link (eg: things:///show?id=246D6A7C-CE62-4E4C-9B2F-D1486BD5E732) the link does not become active; it is just text. Is there a way to fix this, or a workaround if not?

Have you tried copying the text, then highlighting the text, then right click - Hyperlink - Add, and then paste the text?  You can clean up the text in the note later if need be.

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Yes- Unfortunately, the "ok" remains greyed out once the link is pasted in, so unable to accept it.... EN just seems to not recognize that it is a link...(see screenshot) 

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2 hours ago, pdadoc2 said:

Yes- Unfortunately, the "ok" remains greyed out once the link is pasted in, so unable to accept it.... EN just seems to not recognize that it is a link...(see screenshot) 

 

If it is a local file make sure you have file:/// on the front of the URL, Windows anyway.  If it as internal things link, not sure.

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Thanks- using mac.... but if I change that initial "Things" to "file" at start of URL, it does enable it to be saved as a link.... Unfortunately, it is not an actual link to anything after removing "Things" at the start....I suspect this is just a limitation of EN and Things..... Interestingly, using the Agenda app on mac, I can simply the "Agenda URL" link of a note, and when I paste THAT into EN, it eloquently pastes the TITLE of the Agenda note as an active link. Clicking on that in EN takes me right to that Agenda note....

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26 minutes ago, pdadoc2 said:

Thanks- using mac.... but if I change that initial "Things" to "file" at start of URL, it does enable it to be saved as a link.... Unfortunately, it is not an actual link to anything after removing "Things" at the start....I suspect this is just a limitation of EN and Things..... Interestingly, using the Agenda app on mac, I can simply the "Agenda URL" link of a note, and when I paste THAT into EN, it eloquently pastes the TITLE of the Agenda note as an active link. Clicking on that in EN takes me right to that Agenda note....

Sweet mysteries of life....  🤷‍♂️

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