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Hi,

I am using a CMS system which generates an html page dynamically. I echo'd out the path it thinks it's using and I'm left with the following:

    /home/mysite/public_html/index.php
 
I have an applet class sitting at:

    public_html/test/applet.class

so shouldn't I be able to link to it directly in the page by doing:

    <applet code=test/applet.class width=400 height=400></applet>

I can't seem to resolve the path....

Thanks
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Question by:DJ_AM_Juicebox
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by:hielo
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Using the absolute path on the links will not help because only the server knows how to search for it. You need to use relative paths. Try:
$_SERVER['SCRIPT_FILENAME']

EX:
<a href="<?php echo($_SERVER['SCRIPT_FILENAME']) ?>">Some link </a>
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darron_chapman earned 2000 total points
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<applet code="applet.class" codebase="test/" width=400 height=400></applet>
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by:DJ_AM_Juicebox
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@darron_chapman:

that was it

Thanks all
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