Firefox question

R Kimber rkimber at
Sat Aug 18 23:39:34 UTC 2007

On Sat, 18 Aug 2007 19:28:06 -0400
Alex Janssen wrote:

> R Kimber said the following on 08/18/2007 01:43 PM:
> > Is there a solution for the version of Firefox in 7.04 (ver
> > to the problem that local links of the form
> > file:///xxx/yyy/z.htm won't display?
> >
> > These links are generated automatically and it would be possible to
> > run a script to edit the links, but that seems to me to be a
> > somewhat ugly hack.
> >
> > - Richard
> >   
> No problem here.  I tested opening 
> file:///home/apjjr/junk/getTaxFormsList.html on my system and Firefox 
> opened it right up.  Don't know what's wrong on your system.

According to Google searches, it's a well-known problem that had
solutions up to ver 1.5, but I can't see one for the current version.

I'm running a local (internal) website via Apache2 and pages are
loaded as http://....etc  Some contain file://..... etc links and these
don't work.

It seems to be a known problem.  I just wondered if there was a
solution.  Firefox will open such links if typed in, but not from html

- Richard.
Richard Kimber

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