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Hyperlink Errors

Hyperlink Errors

Hyperlink Errors

Is anyone aware of a bug in Excel that disrupts a hyperlink's path when the document is saved?  In a workbook I created, the path to a hyperlink gets prepended with "../../../.." replacing the "\\NetPath01" when I save the workbook, no matter how many times I correct it and no matter how I go about editing or creating the hyperlink.  Now, the weird part about it, is that this will only happen if the file is being saved on a network drive as opposed to a local drive.  Any knowledge or fix you may have would be GREATLY appreciated.

RE: Hyperlink Errors

Hyperlinks are used by browsers in two different ways, either absolute (as in http://www.eng-tips.com) or relative in which case the address takes a BASE (such as the current page) and refers to others with a path which includes .. and / to designate back and down.
Go to file|properties|summary and set a base for the hyperlinks.  Perhaps it could be the root directory of your network.
It works for me, but then I hadn't noticed a problem in the first place


RE: Hyperlink Errors

YEP!!!  That worked!!  Thanks!!  That is just one of those things that I have never come across.  

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