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Launch local files files://



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


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