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Use of file URL links in structured and unstructured documentation Tab of objects in AWI


Article ID: 211739


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CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine


The insertion of file links URL of the type File Link like for example 'file://c:\temp\outfile.txt' is possible in the the Documentation TAB of any Object in AWI.

This kind of Link should enable the user to open a local file in a new browser page, provided that the link is valid.

However this link does not work properly in Google Chrome.


AWI 12


A additional extension must be added to Google Chrome to allow this feature.


To enable this feature, add this extension "Enable local file links"to Google Chrome.



Additional Information

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