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Hyperlink to XLStart folder?

Hyperlink to XLStart folder?

Hyperlink to XLStart folder?

I am writing instructions for my colleagues, for how to get Excel to open some documents always at start of Excel.

How do I create a hyperlink in Acrobat to "C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Excel\XLSTART", so that the hyperlink in the pdf that I make, opens the correct folder for each colleague?

I am able to create a hyperlink to folder "C:\Users\", but the problem seems to be "%USERNAME%", as this causes IE to be opened and nothing else happens.

I am using Acrobat X (10.1.16) with Win 7 pro

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