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When posting links that contain special characters like e.g.:

http://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/backen_(Konjugation)

the closing ')' is not included in the URL displayed.

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    See also this and this. – Tim Jun 4 '11 at 10:20
  • Not just in chat - here too. – misterben Jun 4 '11 at 10:26
  • ty @Tim N this how to overcome the problem. – Takkat Jun 4 '11 at 10:26
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This is by design; some URL formats, including plain, can't deal with ending parens.

See:
Links to URLs containing parentheses

For other linking formats that will work properly with ending parens.

In particular, using the editor URL toolbar button (or pressing CTRL+L) will work fine.

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  • Wow. Jeff honours our humble little site. ("D'uh. Of course I know him. We're practically pals. He left a comment on our meta site!") – musiKk Jan 27 '12 at 9:02

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