first of all, I really like Obsidian software and recommend it to everyone, who I think could benefit from it.
I would like to ask if it is possible to somehow include links to the local server share. I thought that Obsidian could be well used as an organization’s knowledge base. I noticed that I cannot use the
file:/// syntax for links like:
Similar issue was posted, but never resolved:
<…> is really a good method, but could you suggest something to this problem with network file.
I have to use and convert %5C instead of . I would like to use the “Copy as path” method, but it gives \ back and your method doesn’t treat this.
what happens if do drag-ctrl-drop of the file?
Can you post a screen recording of the editor and preview?
Do they work?
It inserts the link according to
file:/// syntax, but once I click on the link, I get this error:
link is formatted as:
[Signature Memo for New Studies 2017](file:///\\fileshare\Departments\Medicine\...\Signature%20Memo%20for%20New%20Studies%202017.doc)
I truncated the path with … just for the sake of privacy.
It looks that once the link is sent to Windows, at least one
\ is missing at the front of the path address.
Does it work if you open in the editor?
If you add another \ before fileshare. does it open in editor and preview?
[Signature Memo for New Studies 2017](file:///\\\fileshare\Departments\Medicine\...\Signature%20Memo%20for%20New%20Studies%202017.doc)
Interesting! When I CTRL+Click regular inserted link in edit mode, link will open, but if I click in preview mode, I get the error I posted above.
Yes, adding extra
\ fixes the issue.
both editor and preview work with extra
Yes, it works in both modes.
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