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Hyperlinks without http

I would like to create a hyperlink, which doesn't start with http or https.
It is a link to a page in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
Is it possible to create such a link?

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Three year anniversary for this idea is coming up and is still very relevant. Also needed to create deep links to the Dynamics 365 CE Mobile app. This would allow users to navigate back and forth between the Power BI app, and the Dynamics 365 to specific records.

  • Kirsty commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm not sure why this is a big ask and not a quick fix??

    We were really looking forward to being able to allow our stakeholders to directly access network files which would have been amazing only to find that file:\\ won't link.

    Please bump this up the priority list.

  • Justin Fenico commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Our reports are coming from a database that is attached to an application. It would be great to link to that application (custom url) directly from the report.

  • Mike Ramplin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The Power BI feature that allows http or https is very useful,
    but please change it to also include network files.

    Chrome will accept http or file, so presumably it should be very easy to add this feature to Power Bi in a release very soon?

    For example if I want to link to F:/foldername.filename.pdf

    Then the Power BI model would be URL field = "file:///" & F:/foldername.filename.pdf
    which would open Chrome to file:///F:/foldername.filename.pdf

    Or URL field = "file:///" & F:/foldername." & Ordertable[orderref] & ".pdf"
    which would open Chrome to file:///F:/foldername.123456.pdf
    when the user wanted to click and view that order reference.

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