Web.Show_Document Does not Work when Using Universal Naming Convention (UNC) Syntax to Bring Up a Document

(Doc ID 1496648.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 10.1.2.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have set up a windows network share so that you can bring up files from a browser using syntax like ->  

\\<machine name>\<shared directory>\demo.pdf

"demo.pdf" is a standard pdf file.

However, when you attempt to bring this up in web.show_document() from Forms with code like this, it fails ->

 

Changes

 None.

Cause

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