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HTML Help: Links Not Working

Why do some of my links only work in Internet Explorer?
Most of the time it's because there is a space in the link path or filename.

Spaces are not legal in URLs. Most browsers stop reading the link as soon as it encounters a space.

Internet Explorer keeps reading the link to the end, so the link will work in IE, but not in other browsers.

If you replace the space with %20 your link will probably work. So if you have a web page named my page you'd code the link like this:

<a href="my%20page.html">My Page</a>

In the future, remember, do not use spaces in file names if they are going to be used on the web. Same with folder names.

This concludes the

HTML Help about Links only Working in IE

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