Re: basic-link to other external file types?
- Bryan, thanks for the quick reply.
So it sounds like basic-link external-destination only understands
Can you suggest another way in xsl-fo to link to other files?
--- In XSL-FO@yahoogroups.com, "bryan" <bry@i...> wrote:
> Nothing you can do about, the browser gets opened because what
> opening is the protocol, and that gets handled by the browser.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: yonallen [mailto:apexallens@y...]
> Sent: Monday, March 31, 2003 1:02 PM
> To: XSL-FO@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [XSL-FO] basic-link to other external file types?
> I must be overlooking something because this seems like such a
> fundamental question, but I have looked in the specification, in
> Pawson's book, all over the web, to no avail.
> Can I, and if so, how do I, link to non-http file types?
> I'm using basic-link external-destination, pointing to an external
> file. It's an .xpt file (SAS transport format), but it could be
> an .xls, a .doc, or anything w/ a program associated with it.
> The problem is no matter how I configure the link, using file: or
> whatever, the link always opens a browser which doesn't know what
> do with it, instead of opening the default app for that file type.
> Thanks for any help you can offer.
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