Excel Hyperlink Woes When Linking to Files

I am attempting to upload an Excel file through the official macro with hyperlinks to a library of documents located on our company servers. In Internet Explorer, these links open just fine when clicked, but not in Chrome. In Chrome, you can't 'open in a new page' or 'window', though the url is showing correctly at the bottom of the screen. If you copy and paste the hyperlink text into a new window, it opens fine, but this seems like an unnecessary step to take since so many people in our company are primarily Chrome users. Is there a step I am not taking?

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Davin Studer Community Champion Jan 29, 2014

What protocol do the url's use? Do they use the file protocol? If so, then Chrome does not support that ... without an extension. Below is the Chrome extension you would need to use the file protocol.


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