you can use <c:url> tag.It can access file even on different server
Chethan C Gowda
Joined: Dec 06, 2007
If i prefix the URL with "http://" then normal <a> tag will do the task. Ex: <a href="http://javaranch.com"> Java Ranch </a> but if i give the complete absolute path like <a href="c:/html/help.html"> Help </a> this is not working. Web server is blocking the access to the documents which are external to the application. Any suggestions how to do this, I want to open up the HTML file which is residing in the Local file system.