Open URL file path
Filemaker Pro 10
About three weeks of filemaker work and getting dangerous :smileytongue:
I have my solution but have a question of why
Task was to open a pdf file in our local network. The path was fixed, filename a caculation of a text field value and .pdf
while trying to get the right open url syntax I found \\path\dir\filename worked
so my caculation looked like this:
\\path\ & text_field_value & ".pdf
What then drove me insane was every time I exited the caculation window the text string was corrected to "\path\" Filemaker deleted the \ of the \\.
Why did it do this? its a text string yes?
I finaly found the correct caculation
"file://path/"& field_value &".pdf"
and this worked great