Links to files on network shares in JEditor?

Hi,

how can I create links to files on network shares in JEditor?

I tried suggesed solutions here:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-8258

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/How+to+create+a+download+link+to+a+file

But they are not working in JEditor.

I don't wont to create another field, any way to create link in the description field in JEditor?

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Hi Todor,

Loading local resources like file://///servername/shareddir/subdir/file should work in IE.

Firefox and Chrome don't allow such links because of security risks. You can find more info here:

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Firefox_%3A_Issues_%3A_Links_to_Local_Pages_Don%27t_Work

There're extensions for Chrome and Firefox that make it possible to use local links:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/locallinks/jllpkdkcdjndhggodimiphkghogcpida

https://addons.mozilla.org/ru/firefox/addon/locallink/

I hope that helps.

Thanks,

Alex

Thank you Alex,

With the suggested extensions and with format file://///servername\sharename\folder\subfolder\file.ext it is working in both FF and Chrome, and even in IE.

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