Hyperlink To PDF File From Excel?

Nov 17, 2012

I created a hyperlink to a .PDF and it works when I test it. However, when I save the file, go in later, and select the hyper link I am met with a 'Cannot open the specified file' message.

I have had this prior in Excel. The hyperlink works fine in Outlook, Word, and Access...

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