HTML Question

Discussion in 'Web Design & Coding' started by silky62678, Sep 9, 2003.

  1. silky62678

    silky62678 Guest

    Im making a HTML file for my desktop background "active desktop"
    I would like to make all links instead of having icons. The trouble im having is making a link for "My Computer, and My Network places. Those 2 places im not able to make a link for.
    Sample
    <a href="C:\Documents and Settings\rroberson\My Documents\Security">Security</a><br>
    That is the code for my Security link. When i put my computer in it, it doesnt work, any ideas?
     
  2. Un4gIvEn1

    Un4gIvEn1 Moderator

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    try...

    <a href="explorer C:\Documents and Settings\rroberson\My Documents\Security">Security</a><br>
     
  3. Glaanieboy

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    Nope, that does nothing. You have to place file:///C:\windows\explorer.exe C:\[...] (note the 3 (three) '/') and that will just call up the 'Security' folder in My Documents. To call for the My Computer, hmm, I don't know. I do know that explorer uses special identifiers for special 'folders' like My Computer, but I don't know what they are.
     
  4. Khayman

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  5. silky62678

    silky62678 Guest

    YEah, i guess that's the real question. I normally copy the path, but "My Computer" the path is alittle different....Any ideas
     
  6. silky62678

    silky62678 Guest

    ok, does anyone know what folder the main My computer.exe is located?
     
  7. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    There is no My Computer exe.

    Make the link do this:

    <a href="My Computer">My Computer</a>

    I dont think this would work, butif you find a way to call iexplore.exe then you would have to set the status bar to My Computer and it would be able to go to My Computer or should do.
     
  8. Glaanieboy

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    It's not present anywhere. It's like a part of the explorer.exe file (just like you have different command-line options like copy/s), but I don't know how to access it.