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Re: Hyperlinks

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  • Subject: [mg98406] Re: Hyperlinks
  • From: ragfield <ragfield at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 05:53:19 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <grhp6g$mgo$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Apr 8, 4:02 am, "A. B." <functionalcoati... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hyperlinks in notebooks can only link to tagged cells in the notebook or =
to
> URLs on the web, or so it seems.
> I would find it useful to be able to link to an external file (not a
> notebook nor a text file) and having the file opened by the default exter=
nal
> application that handles the given file type.
> Would it be possible to implement this, maybe programmatically (functions
> sending commands to the operating system ? Applescript ?) ?

Hyperlink["file:///full/path/to/file.ext"]

-Rob


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