Re: Can't get there from here

Subject: Re: Can't get there from here
From: Ed Wurster <glassnet -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 15:37:35 -0500

Make a shortcut to the file, then look at the properties of the link.

Whether someone can access the file is a series of issues that only
their admin can answer (or guess at.)


On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 13:55:38 -0500, mlist -at- safenet-inc -dot- com wrote:

> I can send an e-mail telling users in India or Hong Kong to go to:

> "My Network Places > Entire Network > Microsoft Windows Network >
> Ottawa\W2Kserver2\global_docs\Prod\rel_1-4\thefile.pdf"

> That is, what they received from me is not a live link, but a set of manual
> instructions that they must follow.

> The recipient either can click about ten times to browse to that location,
> or they can click down four levels, then cut'n'paste the final
> backslash-delineated section as a location in Windows Explorer.

> What I want to know is: Is there a way to make that whole mess into a
> single, complete clickable link, so that no browsing and no cut'n'paste is
> required? Just click, boom! You're there! Hmm?

Ed Wurster
Tech Tips Blog


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