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In writing a question, answer, or comment, how can I include a clickable link that cross-references another question, answer, or comment at English Language & Usage SE?

What I found through  help  at EL&U and as questions at EL&U Meta were:

These are helpful in various ways but do not touch on the mechanics of obtaining a good link address (URL) for the target posting.

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    This is an elementary question answered in the FAQs – Mitch Mar 19 '18 at 13:18
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    Wait...you're answering your own question, which you know to be a dupe? Is this a winter bash hat for that for next year – Mitch Jan 9 '16 at 14:45
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    Usually though this type of answer is a response to one or more requests for help. I haven't seen any that ask about how to link back to a post. I mean... if you know how to "surf" on the Internet, you should also know how to copy'n'paste a link... and you should know what the words "share", "edit" and "flag" mean. Nonetheless, the easiest tutorials to follow, I find, are the ones with images, especially helpful if you happen to be a non native speaker. – Mari-Lou A Jan 9 '16 at 21:27
  • URLs that link directly to comments are effectively hidden in the dates of comments. Users at EL&U have asked, in comments, and I had to figure it out from HTML code. Stack Exchange encourages contribution by all experts in a field, not just those who are web savvy – lauir Jan 10 '16 at 2:10

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