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Old 06-06-2011, 05:27 PM
Default Capability of Iceweasel to open a local file.

Iceweasel 3.5.16 is working in Squeeze here. Using the menue,
File > Open File, it opens /home/peter/blah.html. The URI
displayed is "file:///home/peter/blah.html". Alternatively,
the file can be opened by typing or pasting that URI into the

There is a third possibility. Suppose there is a Web page containing
a link anchored at either http://localhost/home/peter/blah.html or
http:///home/peter/blah.html. Seems reasonable and straightforward
for this method of opening a local file to work as well. Does
anyone have a helpful pertinent idea before a wish report is submitted?

Thanks, ... Peter E.

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