How to get Firefox to open file:// links

  Is there any way to get Firefox to open up a URL like this:
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MorcalavinConnect With a Mentor Commented:
This article is older, so I'm not sure how relevant it currently is, but it has some suggestions:
ron4721Author Commented:
Thanks Morcalavin.  This explanation gives me all the info I needed.  Even answered additional questions I was about to ask. :)
Basically an address for opening a local file should look like this:

i.e it consists of a protocol entry: file:///
following by your local file path (with normal slashes instead of back slashes): C:/Temp/Docs/file.html

But if you want to open especially a *.doc file (i.e. MS Word) which can not be opened by Firefox directly then you will get a trivial choice dialog: "Open with MS Word" or "Save"

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