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I am using sticky notes provided by windows 7. What i need to do is to add a folder from my hard disk (like c:\temp folder) to a sticky note. when i just put c:\temp folder to sticky note it is not shown as a hyperlink. like when i add \someip

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Try typing file://c:\temp - that should give you a link to the file or folder location.

The back-slashes in the file path can be interchanged, so file://c:/temp will also work.

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thanks, its working – Faisal Hafeez Feb 2 '12 at 12:17
file:c:\temp also works. what for folder c:\temp folder (containing space) if if do file:c:\temp folder then it only highlights file:c:\temp not whole line? i tried double quotes but not working. – Faisal Hafeez Feb 2 '12 at 12:22
@fhnaseer: Try URL encoding. file://c:/temp%20folder – surfasb Feb 2 '12 at 22:40
@surfasb is spot on. You'll need to encode the spaces as %20. Some other characters will also need encoding too. You can use online tools like this to encode the folder and file names. – greg84 Feb 3 '12 at 0:17
thanks for your help, it solved the problem, – Faisal Hafeez Feb 3 '12 at 5:57

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