USE HTML to redirect a webpage to a local Xcel file.
Posted on 2016-11-17
Thank you all in advance!
I am trying to make an excel file stored on a local drive available to our users when they click on a link. The link is on a page hosted outside our intranet.
If I enter the following into a web browser I can get the xcel file to open with no issues:
thus my thought was to create a simple a webpage, "SimplePage" with the following HTML code so that when users click a link tied to "SimplePage" the page would actually open excel.
heres the HTML:
<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0; url=file:///K:\SomeFolderName\Reports\Reports\Data\test.xlsx">
The page opens up but no excel.