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We have a website that looks up some text from a SharePoint list and displays it on the site. In the list, the text is a rich text format and the URL is added as a hyperlink. Sometimes the hyperlink is to a page or resource on our SharePoint site. In this case, the entire URL is in the text: example of text showing hyperlinks embedded

If I go back later and edit the text, the full URL is in the field as far as I can tell.

When we query the announcements list we are doing so via a REST api call to the following URL:

https://[ourdomain].sharepoint.com/sites/[oursite]/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('Announcements')/GetItems(query=@v1)?@v1={"ViewXml":"<View><Query><Where><And><Eq><FieldRef Name='Display_x0020_on_x0020_WebApp' /><Value Type='Boolean'>1</Value></Eq><And><Leq><FieldRef Name='Display_x0020_From' /><Value IncludeTimeValue='TRUE' Type='DateTime'>2020-08-12T05:39:19</Value></Leq><Or><IsNull><FieldRef Name='Display_x0020_To' /></IsNull><Geq><FieldRef Name='Display_x0020_To' /><Value IncludeTimeValue='TRUE' Type='DateTime'>2020-08-12T05:39:19</Value></Geq></Or></And></And></Where><OrderBy><FieldRef Name='Priority' Ascending='True' /></OrderBy></Query></View>"}

When the Announcement text is returned, the embedded hyperlinks that refer to our own sharepoint site are changed automatically into relative links (i.e. the part of the URL https://[ourdomain].sharepoint.com/ is removed from the link) but since the links are displayed on a different website, they no longer work.

How can we stop SharePoint from changing the URL to a relative one with the API call?

I was investigating using the SPRenderListDataOptions DisableAutoHyperlink option, but it didn't seem to do anything, or I wasn't using it right.

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