[pmwiki-users] link a file

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu May 4 21:01:40 CDT 2006

On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 06:46:18PM -0700, Brehmer, Daniel wrote:
> > I've looked, but cannot find any instructions on how to 
> > create a link for a file.
> >  
> > Can it be done?
> >  
> > I've tried [[file://path/filename]], but that doesn seem to work.
> I have run into the same problem. With IE that sort of url will 
> work, but not in Firefox.  [...]

Many browsers (including Firefox) disallow file:// links unless
the source of the page being viewed is also on the local file
system.  Also, the syntax of the link varies from browser to
browser and from one operating system to the next.


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