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Tony Evans
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Joined: Jun 29, 2002
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I have a html doc C:/Documents and Settings/TonyCavanagh/Desktop/BrowseReason.html

I need to load it into a java program but it should be loaded as a url, is there a way I can fake it, convert the file path into some kind of url path.

Thansk for any help

Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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If the means you are using to load the page is robust enough to deal with protocols other than HTTP, the file protocol url for the file would be:

file:///C:/Documents and Settings/TonyCavanagh/Desktop/BrowseReason.html

And Tony, you've been around the Ranch long enough to know that "total newby question" is a poor excuse for a topic title.

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