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Hi ,

See attached.
An EXPERT gave this neat utility.

It allows me to insert a hyperlink into my form
Specifically I am inserting a  folder & file name.

However, after saving the record ....  I then click on the hyperlink - it does not open my file...??
Why not?
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Question by:Patrick O'Dea
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What is the code that the Hyperlink uses?

Check that to see how its connecting to the folder/file... Also check permissions on the folders in case that has any bearing on it.
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<<See attached.>>

Your attachment got left behind.
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by:Patrick O'Dea
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Permissions are fine..
It's all a bit odd and is best understanding by actually running the simple form.

(Perhaps if might behave differently on someone else's PC)


http://screencast.com/t/VGNPFa9k23


Option Compare Database

Private Sub cmdSelectFile_Click()

Me.txtfile = SelectFile


End Sub

Function SelectFile() As String
      
        On Error GoTo ExitSelectFile
          
        Dim objFileDialog    As Object
        Set objFileDialog = Application.FileDialog(1)
          
        With objFileDialog
          
            .AllowMultiSelect = False
            .Show
               
            Dim varSelectedItem As Variant
      
            For Each varSelectedItem In .SelectedItems
      
                SelectFile = varSelectedItem
               
            Next varSelectedItem
                  
       End With
         
ExitSelectFile:
      
    Set objFileDialog = Nothing
      
End Function

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by:Patrick O'Dea
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See attached ... forgot to attach earlier!
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Are you trying to attach a sample database file?

It did not get attached.
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by:Patrick O'Dea
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Folks,

I will close this question and give goodwill marks!

I have resolved the issue and was not presenting things correctly.
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