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Old 11-02-2017, 08:05 AM   #10
Steve Rindsberg
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Originally Posted by Andrew B. View Post
If I'm understanding you correctly, when you click on the URL file which you already dragged to your computer, Firefox open the web page, and the address bar in Firefox shows and address that begins with "http://" not "file:///"

Am I correct?
Yes, that's correct, Andrew.

An interesting point, though (Hugh, are you there??? TapTapTap ... Hugh?)

The URL Of the link I've dragged to the desktop is not the same as the URL that appears in the address bar. Specifically, in the address bar, the query part of the URL is


In the desktop link, it's


One links to the thread, the other to a specific post. The wrong post in this case ... if I copy the URL above:


and plug it into a different browser, it takes me to my prior reply to Hugh.

I'm. So. Confused.

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