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open link with firefox in php

Discussion in 'PHP' started by guif, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. guif

    guif New Member

    I have a row in mysql that the content is:

    insert into Link (Id_Link,Link) values (1,'//server/folder/documentum.doc');

    I would like to make a link and I put this:

    <a href="file:///<?php echo $row['Link']; ?>" target="_blank" title="<?php echo $row['Link']; ?>">

    the link as: file://///server/folder/documentum.doc That's right!

    why i can't open the DOC file directly with my Firefox??
    If I copy this direction and put into the toolbar the file is open!
     
  2. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

    file:///

    and not

    file://////

    Try if it works
     
  3. guif

    guif New Member

    for a path in another server it's necesary put 5 "/" and 3 "/" for a local path.

    If i put file://///server/folder/documentum.doc firefox open correctly, but the problem is the link.
    I see the correct link but it doesn't open.
     
  4. xpi0t0s

    xpi0t0s Mentor

    If the link displays as file://///server/folder/documentum.doc then that must mean <?php echo $row['Link']; ?> prints file://///server/folder/documentum.doc, and since your href specifies file:///<?php echo $row['Link']; ?> then you'll be getting file:///file://///server/folder/documentum.doc.

    So try not adding file:/// yourself, then it should work.
     
  5. guif

    guif New Member

    are you sure??? I think that the problem is Firefox.

    In the taskbar of Firefox i see file://///server/folder/documentum.doc this is correct, no?
    If I set left button and "open in another tab" the file is open!!!! But if I make a simple click (the right button) the document don't open.
     

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