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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] RE: Link to Windows sharenames \servername\sharename

2008/6/26 <Cavicchio_Rob@emc.com>:
John Brown [mailto:johnbrown105@hotmail.com] wrote:

> Is there a way to construct a link to a Windows sharename?
> <link
> xlink:href=""\\server\shared-folder"/>\\server\shared-folder</link> > does not work.

This should work:

<ulink url="file://server/shared-folder/">\\server\shared-folder</ulink>

I'm no expert here, but when I create a file URL for a link on our intranet (for access via a browser), I have to do ...


Yep. 5 /

The protocol part is file:///

Followed by the UNC name but with the \ change to /



sort of thing.

Hope this helps.

Rob Cavicchio
Principal Technical Writer
EMC Captiva
EMC Corporation
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