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Re: How to reference other .md files in


Hi guys,

Relating to to this post:

I'm not sure if i am in the right place, but I'll have a try:

We use a server version of Bitbucket (currently 5.16) in our company and have project with 15+ repositories.

Now from the documentation (MARKDOWN) of one repo (e.g. from the main I want to link to information in another repo.

Say we have

| |
| `-other_stuff
| |
| `

So I want to create a link in repo1/ to repo2/docs/


Locally (e.g. when viewing the markdown in my IDE or browser), it is as simple as

See [here](../repo2/docs/ for setup.

But when I use the docs in the Bitbucket Web UI, the links don't work and lead to a "404 dead link" page.

I figure that the reason is the "virtual" /browse folder that bitbucket creates.

When viewing the Readme, I have the url


, so ../repo2/docs/ leads to

... /repo1/repo2/docs/


I'm wondering if this can be mitigated somehow. So far I just created two links, one that works locally (in the "normal" file structure and one that works on bitbucket with the extra "directories":

See [here](../repo2/docs/ for setup (or [here](../../repo2/browse/docs/ if you are on Bitbucket.

 But this is kind of ugly and possibly confusing to others.


I read some tickets here, but all of them seem to be closed and don't say for which version and also don't really mention the /browse problem... Like:

Especially the last one seems to relate to this problem. So, I wonder how (or where) this was fixed and hope I get some helpful information here.


Thank you! :-)

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Pramodh M Community Leader Dec 16, 2021

Hi @Chris M.


Include directive is supported.



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