troubleshooting Question

Override for 218 character limit for filename & path when saving through VBA

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I have a macro that publishes a PDF file and saves it to a shared directory. The filepath is quite long and I often run into the situation where the filename and path exceed the 218 character limit set in Excel. Is there a workaround for this? I am unable to use relative paths since this will be used by multiple users that may have the drives mapped differently.
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