How to add links to a Datawrapper table

You can use HTML in your tables, to link out to articles, or more information. 

Note: Out of technical reasons please use single dashes, not the normal double dashes. 

Here is the syntax, already with single dashes:

Basic syntax (already with single dash): 
<a href='url'>link text</a>

Example:
<a href='https://www.datawrapper.de'>Visit Datawrapper for more info</a>

Suggested Workflow
You can prepare your links in your spreadsheet before importing into Datawrapper. One workflow is to populate a column with the code from above and then copy/paste the specific URL.

Per default a link would open a page in the same window. This is better usable for the user, who can use the simple "back" option, which works both on the desktop and on mobile devices. 

<a href='https://www.datawrapper.de'>Visit Datawrapper for more info</a>

You can of course use the syntax to open the link in a new table. But when there are many links in your table this would result in many windows open on the users browser. 

The syntax would then look like this: 

<a href="'https://www.datawrapper.de'" target="_blank">Visit Datawrapper</a>

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