Link to Local Files

Hi,

How to link a local file has been largely discussed, but I can't understand why, even if I've downloaded the extensions for Firefox and Chrome, it doesn't work.
Can you explain me a simply way to use it?

Then, where do I put the [file//...]? In Link Advanced?

Thank you so much!

Irene

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Hi Irene,

Depending on which browser you're using you have to use different file:// notation. See the examples on this page. Testing locally, this worked perfect for me:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONFKB/Can't+Link+to+Local+Files+from+within+Confluence

I tested on Chrome, using Confluence 5.1 and the chrome extension. I followed the instructions to use file:////<location>

After saving the page, clicking the link, Chrome showed me the contents of the log file I linked to. See screenshot for details on my implementation.

Hope this helps!

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Hi Ryan,
thank you for your support.

I'm using both Chrome and Firefox. After downloading the extensions, I've noted "file:///<location>" (3 slashes) works for both of them. :))

Thank you again!!

Ps: Can you help me also for this issue: "User Macro: Dynamic Content"?
You can find it always in Atlassian Answers.

Bye Bye!

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