User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.2a) Gecko/20020910 Build Identifier: Mozilla 1.0 through 1.2n Our company uses network files accessable to all employees. When a file must be viewed by a large number of people, they will send an email with a link to that file. In Netscape 4.x, the recipient of the email, someone with access to the same network files, would click on the link which would open the file in the appropriate application. When this is attempted in Mozilla, the file will not open with a single or double click. The only right click option that will work is to bookmark the link. When attempting to use the bookmark to open the file, an error message is received. "cid is not a registered protocol". The bookmark properties show the problem. The Name of the bookmark shows the proper path to reach the file. However, the Location portion is completely different. This is the display shown for one such location. cid:firstname.lastname@example.org Unionstation.org is the name of our organization. What the link location should have shown was a drive letter followed by the proper subfolders, and finally the file itself. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.email a file link (Word, Openoffice, some kind of document) on your network to someone who has access to the same network. 2.Attempt to open the link with a double or single click 3.If that works, you've had more luck than I 4. Try using any of the right click options. Bookmarks should be the only one that works. 5. Try to open the bookmark. You should receive an error message. 6. Look at the bookmark properties. Is the location path correct, or has it been altered to a CID format? Actual Results: They were described above. Expected Results: They were described above. I've listed this as major in the severity because it has been used extensively by our company for quite some time. Altering this would cause a major load on our network (i.e. sending files as attachments instead of links would increase the network traffic exponentially).
This is a dup of bug 174804 for which I have a fix. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 174804 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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