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Document Links

Based on having document names (not only titles) stored in Visual-Meta when creating a reference in Author, and this being available in Reader, the following should be possible:

User Action

If the user has downloaded the document which is cited (linked to), and it is in a folder known to Reader (or a sub-folder therein), then the user should be able to click on a citation and the local document should open, not a web address.


  • The user has already downloaded the document cited.
  • The document name has not changed.


  • Can the folder have folders inside it?
  • Is it much work for Reader to check if, on user clicking a citation in the document like this [1] if the document linked to is on the hard drive.
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