Insert hyperlink in notes mail using UNC path

Insert hyperlink in notes mail using UNC path. This example is from a lookup on a Novell drive, but you can change it to servernamed$ if you wnat to browse the d-drive on the server. The replace is for special danish characters.

Dim ws As New notesuiworkspace
 Dim session As New notessession
 Dim db As notesdatabase
 Dim uidoc As notesuidocument
 Dim TmpDoc As notesdocument 
 Dim FileName As Variant
 Set uiDoc = ws.currentdocument
 Set db = session.currentdatabase
 Set TmpDoc = db.CreateDocument
   FileName = ws.openfiledialog( False,"Please select a file", "" ,"debiteldkdkresvolumesdata", "")
On Error Goto FileSelected
 If FileName = ("") Then
  Exit Sub
 End If


TmpDoc.Sourcelist = FileName(0)

File = Evaluate("@ReplaceSubstring(Sourcelist;"" "":""ae"":""AE"":""o"":""O"":""a"":""A"";""%20"":""%E6"":""%C6"":""%F8"":""%D8"":""%E5"":""%C5"")",TmpDoc)

 Call uidoc.inserttext("File:" & File(0))
 Resume Next

This was first published in August 2002

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