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Hyperlink error message HELP!

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03-22-2013 08:36 AM

I'm trying to attach a hyperlink to a PDF but I keep getting the error message " AutoCAD could not open this file or could not parse a fle of this type".  It also won't link to a Word document or speadsheet, but will link to a web page and a notepad text file. What could be the problem??

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Re: Hyperlink error message HELP!

03-22-2013 09:40 AM in reply to: bdykes.jz




Just an idea, if you click-click on a DOC file or on a XLS file :

- Winword is loadind with the .DOC file ?

- Excel is loading with the .XLS file ?


Bye, Pat


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Re: Hyperlink error message HELP!

03-22-2013 09:57 AM in reply to: braudpat

I use OpenOffice for Word and Spreadsheets.

My main concern is linking a PDF. I need to attach a PDF of specifiactions for a particular appliance to the block of that appliance that is in the drawing. I continually get the same error message when I click the "Target" button in the hyperlink dialog box...

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Re: Hyperlink error message HELP!

03-24-2013 12:10 PM in reply to: bdykes.jz


just for testing, rename you pdf to a simple name as "a.pdf", and create a local directory and put in there your renamed pdf, by image that you attached, I think that is a network directory, Z:\

Tries to hyperlink now and see if the result is the same.



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