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Sharon McKay
Sharon McKay Updated

Cannot add external links that contain a hyphen

I'm trying to add external links to the Design System we're going to be using, which is Material UI. Its URL is

Every time I try, I get an error message saying to enter a valid URL. I tried copy/paste and manually typing, and it seems that as soon as I type the hyphen, it causes the error.

This is pretty major, since I need these URLs to launch my DSM.

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Raynor B
InVision ambassador Raynor B , InVision Employee , ambassador

Hi Sharon,

I'm sorry to hear that you’re running into issues with adding external links to DSM. Thanks for providing the details you have here in Community for our team to use for further troubleshooting.

On that note, I’m opening a ticket on your behalf with our Support team so they can troubleshoot this with you further internally. Please keep an eye out for an email from one of our Support agents soon.

I apologize for any frustration and disruption that this issue is causing you!

Thanks for bearing with us while we look into this for you. 


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