SearchLink 2.1.1: blogger friendlier

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Version 2.1.1 of SearchLink is up, and it adds only one new feature. It’s one I’ve been using a lot, though, so I figured I’d better go ahead and share it.

If you’re anything like me (no one’s accusing you), you use reference links when blogging in Markdown. I tend to put all of the links I know I’m going to use into a block at the top of the post, and then just use [text][link title] notation to reference them. Well, SearchLink’s newish ability to work without bracket syntax is great for setting those up, but it outputs inline links that I then have to edit into reference format. No more.

With the newest version, just put a colon at the end of the search string and it will output a reference link instead.

That’s it. More info on what SearchLink actually is on the project page.

SearchLink v2.2.5

Generate Markdown links from web searches without leaving your editor.

Updated Mon Apr 03 2017.

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