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

But it also depends on what browser you use. Some browsers limit access to local content to security reasons: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Links_to_local_pages_don%27t_work

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.

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