How to formulate a web link to a Word document on a Windows server
Posted on 2011-02-15
In a corporate environment, I want to create a web link to open a Word document. The document resides on a common drive on Windows file server.
So the document resides (for everyone) on R:\ftp\prod\edw\reports\cdr_2011_01_03.doc
My link works fine and the document opens but the actual link when hovering the mouse is
This looks kind of cheesy with the "file:///" so can I do something to clean this up ? Even as is, I assume it will work for everyone because the "R:\" is common to all (including on Citrix)