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Old 03-20-2003, 10:52 PM   #1
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Hyperlink Path Problem

When I create a hyperlink, the link does not save the entire path. Example: G:\Public\John\Procedures\Policy.Doc end up being ..\..\Procedures\Policy.Doc.

This ..\..\Procedures\Policy.Doc path works fine on my computer but fails on anybody elses computer. How do I create a hyperlink that will store the entire path?
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Old 03-21-2003, 01:06 AM   #2
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Sounds like G: is a mapped drive on your machine. Even if you held the G: indicator, this would only work if the dive was mapped to G: for all users. Better to use the UNC (uniform naming convention) path for the links, e.g. \\bigserver\public\John\Procedures\Policy.Doc

Look up UNC links in Access help to get you started.
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try using \\name of server or share\folder\file instead of the local drive mapping.

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