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Hi Dave,

I am trying to create a Writer document with a number of links to files
in the same directory as the odt file itself. Using absolute paths
everything works perfectly, but relative links (eg. file://
always fail with a "not an *absolute* URL" error.

The links will be saved als relative links in the file. Try to move the
file to another folder - together with the other documents. It will work.

Have a look in the *.odt-file in content.xml:
<text:a xlink:type="simple" xlink:href="../LibreOffice/Bilder_gross.odt"
will open the document Bilder_gross.odt, which is in a subfolder of the
document I have created.

For documents you could set in the further settings for a Hyperlink:
Text: "My Document". Then there will be shown only the name "My
Document" for the document. Not the absolute path to the file, which is
saved only for the shown text in the document, not for the real path to
the file. This information of the path is misleading.



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