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I want to be able to put a link in Trello that will help us to open directly a specific folder in Windows Explorer. Is that possible?

For example: if I type in c:/ in Internet Explorer, it opens up C drive in Windows Explorer. What should I enter in Trello to open this way?

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Can you clarify what this has to do with Trello? –  Ian Henry Oct 28 '13 at 15:36
    
At work, we use trello for management. But instead of putting some broken copy/paste link, I would actually be able to click on a link in a card of trello to go to a specific folder with the files we need. And this link will actually open windows explorer. Hope it helps... –  JFP Oct 30 '13 at 17:36
    
This question has been reworded to fit the rules in the help center. Thank you to change the status of this question. –  JFP Nov 7 '13 at 18:58
    
I still need an answer, thank you –  JFP Nov 11 '13 at 12:27
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Use the notation file:///C|/My%20Documents. I haven't tested it in IE, but it sure works in Firefox.

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Thank you for your time. The point is, trello is used with a web browser but we need to open the folder in a windows explorer window, not in the web browser. So, yes it open the folder, but still in a web browser interface. In the web browser windows (I use chrome) it will download the file instead of editing the source file. Hope it helps! –  JFP Nov 13 '13 at 14:38
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  • Internet Explorer supports this natively using the file://c:/ syntax.
  • FireFox has a funky syntax and does not enable local file access by default
  • Chrome does not support this

However, you can install browser extensions to both FireFox and Chrome to provide behavior consistent with Internet Explorer:

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Thank you Jamie, unfortunately i have already tried this one. It will not open a 'windows explorer' window. Note that I want to open a specific folder from a web browser using the web app 'trello'. –  JFP Dec 18 '13 at 20:28
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