Hold down Shift on your keyboard and right-click on the file, folder, or library for which you want a link. Then, select “Copy as path” in the contextual menu. If you’re using Windows 10, you can also select the item (file, folder, library) and click or tap on the “Copy as path” button from File Explorer’s Home tab.
To add a hyperlink to a file or folder:
- Select a topic in Map View or Outline View, or, within the topic notes, select some text or an image.
- Click the Links toolbar button, or choose Insert > Hyperlink. …
- Choose File / Folder in the Link To pop-up menu.
- Click Choose, select a file or folder, and then click Open.
Find the file or folder whose path you’d like to copy in File Explorer. Hold down Shift on your keyboard and right-click on it. In the context menu that pops up, select “Copy As Path.”
Select the Insert link from the bottom menu within the message (it looks like a chain link). Paste the URL into the Web address section.
How to Email a Web Page Link
- Right-click or tap-and-hold within the body of the message.
- Choose the Paste option to insert the URL into the email.
- Send the email as usual.
Share a link:
- In a shared drive, choose an option: …
- At the top, click Share .
- (Optional) To specify what people can do with your file or folder when you share it, under your organization name, click Change: …
- Click Copy link.
- Click Done.
- Paste the link in an email, on a website, or wherever you need to share it.
In Windows Explorer, navigate to the shared location that contains the file, such as a network drive. Right click and drag the file into the body of your email. Shortcut menu displays. Click Create Hyperlink Here.
How do you copy a file path?
Click the Start button and then click Computer, click to open the location of the desired file, hold down the Shift key and right-click the file. Copy As Path: Click this option to paste the full file path into a document. Properties: Click this option to immediately view the full file path (location).
To copy the link, press Ctrl+C. A link to the file or folder is added to your clipboard. To return to the list of folders and files, press Esc. To paste the link in a document or message, press Ctrl+V.
How do I copy a mapped drive path?
If the drive is a mapped drive or the file system object exits on a mapped drive it will resolve the full UNC path. On Windows Shift+Right Click allows you to copy the path directly.
How do I copy a path option?
Hold down the Shift key, then right-click the photo. In the context menu that appears, find and click Copy as path. This copies the file location to the clipboard. (FYI, if you don’t hold down Shift when you right-click, the Copy as path option won’t appear.)
When you share a link to a file, your name will be visible as the owner of the file.
- Open the file you want to share.
- Tap Share or Share .
- Under “Get Link,” on the right, tap the Down arrow .
- Choose who to share the file with.
- To decide what people can do with your file when you share it, select an option. …
- Tap Copy.
Sharing files using basic settings
- Open File Explorer on Windows 10.
- Navigate to the folder you want to share.
- Right-click the item, and select the Properties option. …
- Click on the Sharing tab.
- Click the Share button. …
- Use the drop-down menu to select the user or group to share a file or folder. …
- Click the Add button.