[pmwiki-users] Using links to like this in markup file:\\machine_name\dir\file.doc

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Tue Nov 22 08:11:29 CST 2005

On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 01:50:14PM -0000, Crisp, Steve [UK] wrote:
>    Problem: I've noticed that a lot of references files on our central file
>    server are being entered in markup as file:\\machine_name\dir\file.doc
>    (long UNC's) instead of file://///machine_name/dir/file.doc.  This works
>    great for IE but not Firefox.
>    Requirements: I would prefer to alter PmWiki to rewrite the internet
>    compliant URL (file:////...) when it is displayed in browsers.  Ideally
>    this would not alter the original (incorrect mark-up) simply allow file
>    links to work in IE and FireFox.
>    Question: Is this possible?  If so, how can this be achieved?  I'm using
>    pmwiki-2.0.10.

Try adding the following to local/config.php:

    Markup('file:\\\\', '<urllink',
      "str_replace('\\\\\', '/', PSS('file:////$1'))");

Demonstrated at http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Test/FileUrls.


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