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how to write a explorer shortcut link in the description?

GILLET I'm New Here Jul 19, 2021



I see that website links are taken into account in the description of cards. Unfortunately there is apparently no shortcut for explorer in windows , which would prevent from copying/paste a link to a new explorer window each time: is there another possibility?

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Hello @GILLET 

Trello markdown does support the use of file URIs, so you can link to files that are local or on a remote server, like this:

Card Description with markdown [This is a file](file://C:/Users/sunnyape/Desktop/foo.txt)

But, when you click the link, you'll still see a pop-out window asking you to paste that URL into a new window / tab to open the file:

Annotation 2021-07-21 183014.png

To work around this, host your files on a system like Dropbox, Google Drive, SharePoint etc to store your files that can supply a HTTP or HTTPS type URL links.

Refer to the Why can't I open file:// links? article in the Using Trello pages for more information on this topic.

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