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Dean Rother

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The below Knowledge Base Article could be helpful in making this work:


However, this can only be helpful for the Spotfire Analyst Client.

You may not be able to access/browse to the same file paths from a web browser when accessing the same link(file path) in the analysis from the Spotfire Web Player. The behavior may be different for different browsers.

For security reasons in the modern web browsers, navigating a file:// is blocked. The rationale is that a malicious script could possibly read files from the local drive if the file:// protocol was allowed. You can make it work in some browsers by modifying the security settings but it comes with security risks caused by enabling such access.

A workaround can be if you can put your files on a web server accessible by all users so that you can use the HTTP protocol instead of file://

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