ajayz

Grabbing the URL from the selected file

Discussion created by ajayz on Nov 16, 2012

Hello

 

I have a database that need a quick way to build hyperlink to PDF files (training induction records) and I would like to be able to open a dialogue box and navigate to the file and when I click on the file it grabs the URL to populate the field that I started from to creat the hyperlink. I don't want to build a contain and dump the PDF files within it as I need the files saved in the current network location.

 

In MS Access I would just press ctrl+K in a formatted Hyperlink field and it would work, however i'm not sure how in filemaker or the best way.

 

Is there a way to do this? or has anyone go another solution.

 

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