UNC Link from Reporting

I would like to use the results of a {report-info} call to create a UNC Link.

With a UNC Link all you need to do is wrap a directory address with [ ], however, when you wrap the results of a {report-info} call in [ ], it treats the contents like a Confluence address and not a network address.

Using this code, you can see the issue highlighted.

Location: {text-data:Location|width=400px}
Report Location - {report-info:data:Location}
Report Location as UNC Link - [{report-info:data:Location}]

Can anyone suggest anything I am doing wrong OR advise if there is a bug in the way the [ ] link works?

Is there a way I can force a link to be a UNC link with some other syntax rather than just using [ ]?

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David Simpson Community Champion Jul 10, 2011

Do you have any examples?

In wiki markup...

[\\ComputerName\Shared Folder\Resource Name]

...seems to work ok for me.

I tried to add this as a comment but it kept saying I was over the 600 character limit - but I had 63 characters left ???

I recieved a comment from David Simpson [AppFusions] but for some reason it doesn't show up here.

The comment was:

Do you have any examples?

In wiki markup...

[\\ComputerName\Shared Folder\Resource Name]

...seems to work ok for me.

The example to use is this three lines of wiki syntax:

Location: {text-data:Location|width=400px}
Report Location - {report-info:data:Location}
Report Location as UNC Link - [{report-info:data:Location}]

Normal UNC links work.

It doesn't work when the contents of the link is from a {report-info} call.

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