We have Confluence 6.06 installed locally on Windows. We use Chrome 59.0.3071.115 and IE11 on Windows 7 desktops.
I would like to put a link on a Confluence page that points to an HTML file on our file server.
I notice that there is a similar question in the Confluence help, but it did not work for me. Here is that link:
That page suggests having a link that looks like this: file:///server/share/etc, with three slashes after "file:". If I use two slashes instead of three, that URL will bring up the file in my browser. However, if I put that URL in a link on a Confluence page, the page doesn't come up with I click on the link. If I right click and choose to open the page in another tab, the page that comes up is an "about:" page that is blank.
Try using file://///unc/path/to/folder/file as the link. If you are using IE11 it will open up the file automagically. For Chrome you need a plugin for it to work, some of my users downloaded this one, https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/locallinks/jllpkdkcdjndhggodimiphkghogcpida. Note that this plugin does not work in incognito mode.
More and more people are building their careers with Atlassian, and we want you to be at the front of this wave! Important Dates Start the Certification Prep Course by 2 April 2019 Take your e...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find a group
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.Start an AUG
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs