On 3/29/05, Assaph Mehr <assaph / gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Joe Van Dyk wrote:
> > On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 16:23:01 -0800, Joe Van Dyk <joevandyk / gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > I've got a document on a network drive that I want to share on our
> > > internal wiki.  How can I link to that document?
> > >
> > > The document is at something like \\shared_drive\directory\another
> > > directory\note the spaces in the directory\my_document.doc
> > >
> >
> > I've tried "link name":\\shared_drive\directory\another
> directory\note
> > the spaces in the directory\my_document.doc
> >
> > But that fails miserably as you could probably guess.
> 
> It's a textile issue, not Instiki. As far I know you can't do it this
> way in textile, but you can fall back on HTML:
> <a href="file://shared_drive/directory/another directory/note the
> spaces in the directory/my_document.doc">link name</a>
> 
> This will work via MSIE but not with Firefox (which is a point in
> favour of firefox, it  not being a great gaping hole into your
> network).
> 
> HTH,
> Assaph

That's too bad about Firefox actually... it would be nice to be able
to create links to shared drives in our web pages.