User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8) Gecko/20051111 Firefox/1.5 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8) Gecko/20051111 Firefox/1.5 we are trying to use links as follows: file://///remoteMachine/someFolder/index.html i can paste that into the location bar, and firefox will load the page fine. but, the following html doesn't allow me to naviagate to the page. <a href="file://///remoteMachine/someFolder/index.html">Page</a><br /> the page is on another machine, shared over smb, and these links work fine in IE. Reproducible: Always
See <http://kb.mozillazine.org/Links_to_local_pages_don%27t_work> (for Firefox, it's still a local file). For security reasons, you can load local files from the location bar, but by default not from a hyperlink.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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