Hyperlink to a file using python

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Thu Oct 14 00:19:54 CEST 2010


>> To: python-list at python.org
>> From: emile at fenx.com
>> Subject: Re: Hyperlink to a file using python
>> Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 14:19:36 -0700
>>
>> On 10/13/2010 1:57 PM Pratik Khemka said...
>> >
>> > I want to create a hyperlink in my excel sheet using python such that
>> > when you click on that link (which is a file name (html file)), the file
>> > automatically opens. This file is present in the same folder in which the
>> > python code file is present.
>> >
>> > I am using xlwt module
>> >
>> > link= 'abcd.html'
>> > sheet.write(x, y, link, format_style)
>>
>> Hmmm... my excel does that automagically when I
>> type "http://xx.yy.zz/word.html into a cell.
>>
>> What happens when you use "http://a.b.c/abcd.html"?

On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 3:13 PM, Pratik Khemka <pratikkhemka at hotmail.com> wrote:
> This file is present on my hardrive..This file is present in the same folder
> in which the python code file is present...so http: wont work..

Have you tried a file:/// URI?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_URI_scheme

Cheers,
Chris



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