[pmwiki-users] linking an URL that contains the | value

Tegan Dowling tmdowling at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 13:54:23 CDT 2008

On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 4:25 AM, Moni Kellermann <kellerfrau at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I want to include a search result link on a page with the link being
> displayed as a short description.
> Unfortunately the search result link contains the value | which of
> course means if I use it with the [[url | url display]] format, the part
> of the link following the | is displayed, the link is cut off and so on.

According to the "W3C Page of Special Character codes ISO standards"
at http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/html-spec/html-spec_13.html, a "vertical
bar" character can be generated using

(restated, in case email protocols intrude, ampersand, hash, 124, semicolon)

try that?

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