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Hyperlink field does not work

Hyperlink field does not work

Hyperlink field does not work

I have created a hyperlink field in my table (tbl_ChkRequests) using hyperlink datatype. The field shows the blue hyperlink but clicking on that field does nothing.

I manually added # sign both before and after the sting which allows the hyperlink to function. Hovering over the field with screen tips does not reveal the # signs I placed before and after the path.

I then created an update query to place the # signs before and after the path string. I ran the query but the resulting link does not work.
My table has too many records to manually manipulate the path field.

This is the update to criteria I used in my Update Query: UPDATE tbl_ChkRequests SET tbl_ChkRequests.Path = "#" & [Path2] & "#";

Can someone please advise how to create a functioning hyperlink field?

Thank you very much.


RE: Hyperlink field does not work

I am able to open the root folder using the hyperlink, but cannot open the subfolders.

For example, in the immediate window,the following folder will not open (10033.73 is a folder name):


Application.FollowHyperlink "\\MyComputer\Project\_00000\_Check Requests\10033.73\" 

However, the root folder will open with this command:


Application.FollowHyperlink "\\MyComputer\Project\_00000\_Check Requests" 

Please advise...

Thank you.


RE: Hyperlink field does not work

I think I have solved my own problem... The subfolder names in my table were abbreviated. My hyperlinks are working properly.


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