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linking to file on LAN (file://)?

Question asked by mikeboggs on Nov 18, 2015
Latest reply on Feb 15, 2016 by colin_e

I'm got a label that includes a link to a PDF document. The location of the file is on a LAN drive.


However, the link will NOT function when viewing the form. You can click on it, but nothing happens. I know the URL is correct because I can right click, copy link location and then past it into a new window and the file opens.


I'm using IE11, (I know chrome and firefox do not allow file:// links)


If I put that same link into link list in SharePoint, it works fine, so I know its not a SharePoint issue.


Please advise.