How can I define a link to a web page in my form?

Hi Andrew,

We do have Markdown support for URLs in 1.4.10, but there is a bug
disables the link so you can't tap on it. I fixed that bug a few weeks
back and it will be in the next release.

is the patch.

In the meanwhile, you use type=string, appearance=url, and
default= if you need a URL button that you can
click. We added this feature years ago, but it wasn't publicized. ODK
Collect has a couple of these little tricks that I've been meaning to

I've attached a sample form.


url.xlsx (10.5 KB)

url.xml (993 Bytes)

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On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 9:56 AM, Andrew wrote:

Hi Imran,

This is just something to try - haven't tried it myself:
Collect now supports Markdown for text formatting (see post here)

There are several ways of displaying links:

Perhaps try one of those. e.g:

Please click here

I'm not sure if XLSForm supports this - check the xml file and modify there
if needed.

ODK Team, can you confirm whether Collect will display Markdown links?


On Tuesday, 31 May 2016 19:52:56 UTC+2, A.N.M AL-IMRAN wrote:

Hi All,

I am trying to add hyperlink to one of my ODK form, how do I add




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