Can I link to an internal folder?

Community Beginner ,
Jul 07, 2015 Jul 07, 2015

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Here is my scenario...

In the text on the right side of the screen, I would like to link to the folder "DTM Utilities", rather than pointing the user to any one page under the folder. Is this possible? When I try to create a hyperlink it states I need to select a file, bookmark or topic to link the hyperlink to.

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Jul 07, 2015 Jul 07, 2015

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Do you know, that the right window holds HTML? You can write there whatever HTML code you want. Just switch to HTML view..

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Jul 08, 2015 Jul 08, 2015

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@wilhelm What HTML code is going to allow someone to access a folder to see its contents? Surely such code would make hacking so much easier?


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Please use the Blue reply button at the top to help me help you. The black Reply link nests replies and they sort out of order.

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LEGEND ,
Jul 07, 2015 Jul 07, 2015

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Hi there

This might be an excellent use for the See Also feature. Basically, you open the See Also pod and define a See Also keyword. Perhaps DTMUtils. Then you would associate all the topics in the folder with the keyword. Then when you want to present a list of items inside the folder, you insert a See Also control that points to the keyword. After generating, the user clicks the See Also button (or link or whatever) and up pops a list of the HTML pages in that folder.

Cheers... Rick

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