[Moin-user] Re: How to embed links to files, rather than the files themselves?

Michael P. Soulier michael_soulier at mitel.com
Wed Oct 20 09:34:44 EDT 2004

On 20/10/04 Matthew Wilson did say:

> Followup: I discovered that 
>     [file://metrix/hds1/123files/hds/TAPELOG.XLS tapelog]
> works fine in IE, but not in firefox.  I suspect that this is some kind
> of mime type issue.

Most likely, //metrix is a windows share, which is why it works in IE.
Firefox, rightly so, ignores such non-standard nonsense. 

Make it available on a web server, and link to it that way. 


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