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Re: flie link inside wiki page

Sir June wrote:
>> From: "m roth 5-cent us" <m roth 5-cent us>
>> Sent: Mon, March 8, 2010 11:46:31 AM

>> Sir June wrote:
>>> I have a local wiki page in our intranet.  I am trying to make a  "file
>>> link"  in one of the pages such that our users will just have to click
>>> that link and the file would be displayed in the local computers, and
>>> also
>>> i like to link a file such that it would downloaded into their computer
>>> after clicking it.  But the link is just showing as normal text and does
>>> not have the link to click on it.  Typing the link in browser, Firefox,
>>> works fine. How do i add this in my wiki page?
> It might help if you told us *which* wiki software you have installed. It
> also might help if you edit the wiki in the wiki editor, and see what it
> tells you to use for a link.

> I used MediaWiki.  There's nothing if i use the edit.  it just displays
> the text i typed as it is. even if i use the [ ].  I had read about
> "ExtensionFileLink"  though -- does this basically, means, file linking in
> the wiki is not enabled by default?

I've installed mediawiki several times, and linking is always available. I
don't remember if you need to have [[ rather than [, but the buttons
available in the editor know how to do the right thing.


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