I'd like to create links to files stored locally in Trello, e.g. C:\my_docs\myfile.c

I've read that you can use Markdown language in the description field of a card, but in testing this, I've had no luck getting a local link (non http:\\...) to work.

Is it possible to do this?

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Here are some examples which may be accepted by some applications on Windows systems, referring to the same, local file c:\WINDOWS\clock.avi

file://localhost/c|/WINDOWS/clock.avi file:///c|/WINDOWS/clock.avi file://localhost/c:/WINDOWS/clock.avi

Here is the correct URI as understood by the Windows Shell API:


For a local file, the last is the most obvious and human-readable, and also the canonical one understood by the operating system

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