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Is there a way for a user typing in a comments section on an Intranet webpage to hyperlink to a Windows Server that has a document? The user would literally type or copy the path to the file server and the referenced document. Any assistance would be appreciated. Comments.JPG
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This will work if the site allows users to insert html code into their documents

<a href="\\path\to\file\word.docx">Text to display</a>

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Let me try that. Is there an easier way though as some of our users might be comfortable doing that?
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That is the easiest way to hyperlink to a document without having the ability built in to the intranet editor.
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I tried it but the users cannot insert HTML coding.
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If they cannot insert html then there is not other way to link without copying the path.
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Okay, thank you for your help.
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You are welcome.
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