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Old 08-08-2006, 11:12 AM   #1
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.html file not displaying in firefox

hi, when i try to open a .html file with firefox, using the commandline 'firefox index.html', the browser opens, but then gives me an error 'could not be found'. however if i type 'dillo index.html', the dillo web browser will open and display the contents of the .html file. is there a way to get the file to display in firefox?
Old 08-08-2006, 11:54 AM   #2
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enter the full path maybe?
Old 08-08-2006, 03:19 PM   #3
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Try putting quotes (") around the filename.
Old 08-09-2006, 03:47 AM   #4
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the quotations dont seem to work, but entering the full path to the .html file works and the content is displayed in firefox, it must recognise the argument(if thats the right terminology) 'index.html' as a web address, and fullpath/index.html as a file on the system. ive tried doing 'firefox ./index.html' (while inside the folder) but it doesnt work unfortunatly. thanks for your help


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