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Re: [NH] How to convert internet links to local filesystem links?

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  • Mike Breiding - Morgantown WV
    This is not going to work out, Greg. Thanks for taking the time. -Mike ============
    Message 1 of 5 , Nov 11, 2012
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      This is not going to work out, Greg.
      Thanks for taking the time.
      -Mike
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      On 11/11/2012 11:00 AM, Greg Chapman wrote:
      > Hi Mike,
      >
      > On 11 Nov 12 15:22 Mike Breiding - Morgantown WV
      > <mike@...> said:
      >> I downloaded my entire web site via FTP.
      >> I would now like to convert all the links to my local filesystem.
      >
      > You need to explain a little more about your site and its structure.
      >
      > I would expect your site to have all your HTML files in the root
      > folder on your server. I would expect all images to be in a dedicated
      > sub-folder called "images". I would expect all links in the pages to
      > those images to take the form:
      >
      > images/photo.jpg.
      >
      > i.e. be relative links. If that was the case then whether the the site
      > was on your server or on your local disk, the links would work.
      >
      > That assumes you have downloaded the HTML files to a dedicated folder
      > on your local disk and the images have gone to a sub-folder called
      > "images". In short, I expect you to "mirror" the two structures and
      > use relative links.
      >
      > Even if relative addresses were not used, it should only be a matter
      > of using NoteTab to search for the "http://www.etc" part of an
      > absolute address and change it to a relative one, as indicated above.
      >
      > Greg
      >
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