User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 If we type in file://c:/test.txt in the URL location bar and hit enter, the line converts to file:///c:/test.txt and the file is displayed.......This is great and what we expect. However, when we use a tag like <a href="file://c:/test.txt">Test Link</a> inside of a web-page, nothing happens when you click on it. Nothing at all. If we right click on this link and choose "copy link location," then paste it into the URL bar and hit enter, it works fine. We can't figure out why we have the problem when we code it into the page. Any ideas? Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.make a file called test.txt and type something into it.... save it to the root of your c: drive 2. Open Mozilla and type file://c:/test.txt into the URL....press enter. THAT WILL WORK 3. Now make a simple html page and put the following a href statement in. <a href="file://c:/test.txt">Test Link</a> 4. Open that page in the browser and click on the link. Nothing should happen. Actual Results: Typing it in displayed the contents of the file. clicking on a link did absolutely nothing. Expected Results: displayed the file exactly as if it had been typed in.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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