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Auto Run CD With Hyperlinks


I want to create a CD with a hyperlink index that will automatically launch the selected PDF file.

Microsoft Publisher will do this, but what happens if the CD/DVD Drive is not the normal "D" Drive?

How do you create a CD where the hyperlink knows what drive letter the CD is on?

Thank You!

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Re: Auto Run CD With Hyperlinks

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Use relative links.


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Re: Auto Run CD With Hyperlinks

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could you give me an example of how a relative link would appear?

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Absolute and relative paths.

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That's a very old (MS-DOS 1.0, if it ever existed) difference already. Also in precursors of MS-DOS and Unix-like OS'es.

Absolute path: \windows\system\kernel32.dll (start at root folder because beginning with \)
Relative path: system\kernel32.dll (start at current folder, so gives same file as above only when in \windows-folder.

Hope this helps.


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