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agonciulea
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Launch local files files://

Hello,

 

I'm trying to open local files hosted in a shared folder. I'm open a local PDF in a browser if I use File://Servername/folderlocation/80005594.pdf 

 

but when I add this to PowerApps --Icon -- OnSelect -- Launch("file://Servername/folderlocation/80005594.pdf") nothing happens.

 

Does anyone know what I can do be able launch local files?

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WarrenBelz
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Hi @agonciulea ,

Unfortunately you cannot - Power Apps is cloud-based and the only "local" file access is adding by Attachment or Add Photo controls.

 

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AhmedSalih
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@agonciulea , There is a similar post was discussing this issue.

 

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Building-Power-Apps/How-to-navigate-to-local-folder-files/td-p/4...

 

Regards,
Ahmed
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