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Fixed #21101 -- Updated urlize documentation to mention email addresses

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@@ -2226,7 +2226,7 @@ If ``value`` is ``"http://www.example.org/"``, the output will be
urlize
^^^^^^
-Converts URLs in text into clickable links.
+Converts URLs and email addresses in text into clickable links.
This template tag works on links prefixed with ``http://``, ``https://``, or
``www.``. For example, ``http://goo.gl/aia1t`` will get converted but
@@ -2250,6 +2250,11 @@ If ``value`` is ``"Check out www.djangoproject.com"``, the output will be
``"Check out <a href="http://www.djangoproject.com"
rel="nofollow">www.djangoproject.com</a>"``.
+In addition to web links, ``urlize`` also converts email addresses into
+``mailto:`` links. If ``value`` is
+``"Send questions to foo@example.com"``, the output will be
+``"Send questions to <a href="mailto:foo@example.com">foo@example</a>"``.
+
The ``urlize`` filter also takes an optional parameter ``autoescape``. If
``autoescape`` is ``True``, the link text and URLs will be escaped using
Django's built-in :tfilter:`escape` filter. The default value for
@@ -2265,7 +2270,7 @@ Django's built-in :tfilter:`escape` filter. The default value for
urlizetrunc
^^^^^^^^^^^
-Converts URLs into clickable links just like urlize_, but truncates URLs
+Converts URLs and email addresses into clickable links just like urlize_, but truncates URLs
longer than the given character limit.
**Argument:** Number of characters that link text should be truncated to,
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