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How to access a folder with spaces in the UNC path

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  • hello,

    Can seem to find the answer on google. In an email I want to send a link to a folder but there are spaces in the folder path. For example, \\fillser01\documents\legal department\hr. I want a direct link to the HR folder in an email.

    Thanks,

    Monday, May 06, 2013 4:49 PM

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  • Try one of the following.

    Double quotes around the UNC:

    "\\fillser01\documents\legal department\hr"

    Replace space with %20:

    \\fillser01\documents\legal%20department\hr

    Brackets around the UNC:

    <\\fillser01\documents\legal department\hr>

    I think all 3 will work with outlook, but not 100% sure.

    Monday, May 06, 2013 5:20 PM

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