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From Janne Jalkanen <>
Subject Re: Hyperlinks starting with file:
Date Fri, 16 May 2008 13:29:54 GMT
> Sounds reasonable. However, in our case we have a number of  
> documents of various types - Word, Excel, TeX, PDF, PowerPoint,  
> etc. that we want publish to all users of the wiki. It seems very  
> complicated and error-prone to try to transform all these existing  
> documents into some JSPWiki format (by plugins?). Instead, it would  
> be much easier, I think, to keep the documents as they are, and  
> just launch an appropriate program (in a separate window or tab)  
> when a user clicks on the name of a document, wanting to have a  
> closer look.

Why can't you use attachments?

As everyone has pointed out, the blocking of file:// URLs is a  
security feature mandated by the browser, and JSPWiki can not  
influence it in any way.


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