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Hyperlink in Crystal Reports

Posted on 2015-01-16
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I have a report that shows the entire path of where a file is located on our network.  How can I make this path a hyperlink so that the user can click on it and open the file?
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Try this

Put the field with the link on the report.
Right click the field
Click FORMAT FIELD
Click the HYPERLINK tab
Choose A FILE as the type of link
Click the formula button to the right FILE NAME
Select the field from the field list
Click SAVE AND CLOSE
Click OK

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OH!  I wasn't selecting the field.....Great...thanks!
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