The Link File
The link file contains definitions of hyperlinks. Each definition defines a link symbol, which can be used in the source files and a destination, pointing to an internal or external web page or other ressource.
A line of the link file has the following format defining one link:
The linksymbol may contain alphanumeric and underscore, colon and dot characters (:./).
If the linkdestination starts with
Lines starting with
I recommend to use some kind of hierarchical naming scheme for the linksymbols, for example by prefixing the linksymbols with a category and if required additional subcategories seperated by colons. An example would be:
And another advice: Use the link file and don't put URLs in your source code. It may look easier in some cases at first sight, but you will regret it later, when maintenance of changing links becomes a nightmare.
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