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In Microsoft Excel, I go to a cell and create a hyperlink to a PDF document as follows:

Unfortunately, when I click on it, my web browser (Chrome) goes to the following link:

which of course returns 404: Not Found. The link does work as intended in Internet Explorer, but not in Chrome or Firefox.

Strangely, when I use any other kind of link with an anchor (which does not point to a PDF, for instance), it works fine. For instance, the following works:
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Which PDF plugin are you using for IE (where anchors work), and are you using the same for the other browsers too? – Karan May 27 '13 at 14:01
The documents are opened with Acrobat Reader X inside the browsers. No browser-specific plug-ins are used. – bmm May 27 '13 at 14:04

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