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Posted on 2011-03-07
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Is there any way to link to files that have # number sign embedded into the filename
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You may try to use the Hyperlink Data Type of your field.

And on the GotFocus Event of that field in a form, place this code.

DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdEditHyperlink

Sincerely,
Ed
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Are you using c#?  Try escaping the pound sign with a \
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I am use VBA IN ACCESS 2007

 Dim straddress As Variant

 straddress = HyperlinkPart(Forms!frmPolicydocuments!lstPDF.Column(1))
 Debug.Print straddress
 Application.FollowHyperlink LTrim(straddress), , True
THE LIST BOX CONTAINS THE FILE NAME. But some of the filenames have the # sign in them and access throws an error message "490" can not open the specified file.
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