Function to replace FollowHyperlink() in VBA. Handles security warnings, special characters in file name, return value. Did you try opening the page using Shell Function? en-us/vba/language-reference-vba/articles/shell-function. Hyperlink Method (Access). The FollowHyperlink method opens the document or Web page specified by a hyperlink address.

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So cookies doesn’t entirely explain the difference between the two.

Microsoft Access tips: Opening hyperlinks

If you encounter web addresses that are opened in Excel browser instead of IE, you can explicitly tell Excel to open in specific browser such as open in Firefox, just find the path of the exe of the browser. In your Web browser, the extrainfo argument may appear after the hyperlink address, separated from the address by a question mark?

For example, this argument may be used to specify a search parameter for an. The below example opens a browser and go to website. Sign in to give feedback.

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Application.FollowHyperlink method (Access)

Thank you, that’s totally understandable. Post as a guest Name. A string that specifies header information. Recently I created links to go directly to the edit pages for our products, making changes quicker for the staff.

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The default value followhypeflink the empty string.

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Your email address will not be published. The default is True. HeaderInfo Optional String A string that specifies header information.

Did you try opening the page using Shell Function? Works like a charm. For example, you can use ExtraInfo to specify the coordinates of an image map, the contents of a form, or a FAT file name.

Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. Login Login with facebook. Our new feedback system is built on GitHub Issues. I’ve been working to make the daily work of maintaining listings easier and have added hyperlink buttons that go directly to the listing page on Amazon or Wal Mart etc.


Yes, indeed, works like a charm for Wal Mart, not so much for Amazon. When the FollowHyperlink is used on a button it does not. Wyman is a Human Resources professional based in Hong Kong, specialized in business analysis, project management, data transformation with Access and Excel. Remarks By using the FollowHyperlink method, you can follow a hyperlink that doesn’t exist in a control. A Boolean value where True adds the hyperlink to the History folder and False doesn’t add the hyperlink to the History folder.

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True to display the target application in a new window. I was so narrowly focused on hyperlinks, and solving why one worked and the other didn’t, a shell wasn’t even on my radar.

Hyperlinks: warnings, special characters, errors

I realize you fine folks can’t test the link as it requires login info I can’t give out. Glad to be of help! A MsoExtraInfoMethod constant that specifies how the extrainfo argument is attached. Email Required, but never shown.