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  Asked By: Jasmine    Date: Oct 17    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1117

I have this small problem.

My users want to be able to put links from documents stored within
SPS to other documents also stored within SPS. It's a very easy
process and they are able to do it (i.e. insert a hyperlink, find the
document, OK, easy), the problem is the links that are inserted
include the version number for the document (i.e.
http://server/documents/filename(1.1).doc) and if a new version of
the document is published, the links break (document not found)..

Am I doing something wrong, or is there a workaround?

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4 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered By: Devika Bellad     Answered On: Oct 17

Have the users  select "show actions" and copy the URL link from that page to
use as their link.

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Diego Paul     Answered On: Oct 17

Aah yes, that would work, but it introduced another problem..I will
be confuring this workspace for Extranet access soon ..I a user does
your suggestion, the URL pasted will be different depending on if
they area accessing the document  internally or externally, true? In
which case, it wont always work.

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Denis Cantrell     Answered On: Oct 17

We use the system of linking too.
We are linking documents  that are in the portal in our (HTML) Management System.
Sometimes we have the same problems.
Another problems that occurs frequently is that the link is:
http://website/workspace/Shadow/documents/filename
So here is shadow added between it

 
Answer #4    Answered By: Sarita Patel     Answered On: Oct 17

The environment that I have set up in my office is that the employees
use the full FQDN whether they are internal or external, they don't ever
use the NetBIOS name. So I don't have this problem.

 
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