# Re: [Zim-wiki] Open Notebook on Network Computer in Windows?

Okay great. That sounds like a simple enough solution. Thanks!


On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 2:53 PM, Greg Warner <gdwar...@gmail.com> wrote:

> As a workaround, you could assign the network share a drive letter in
> Windows.  This is what I do at work.  Not very portable though.
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 3:48 PM, Miguel Garza <garz...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Using forward slashes does not work. The error message is the same (shows
>> forward slashes either way) whether I use forward or backslashes:
>>
>> Could not find notebook:
>>> file://////Panda/Desktop/ZimDesktopWikiPortable/Data/Notebooks/Notes
>>>
>>> Could not find the file or folder for this notebook
>>>
>>
>> I can use forward slashes or backslashes, either one, in the dialog box
>> to navigate to or create locations on the computer that Zim resides on.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 4:28 AM, Jaap Karssenberg <
>>
>>> On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 9:26 PM, Miguel <garz...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm running Zim Portable on Windows and wondering if it's possible to
>>>> open a Notebook on a local area network computer? I've tried to do so but
>>>> inputing the network computer's address in the Folder dialog textbox gives
>>>> me an error (for example, something like "\\Computer2\Path\to\Notebook"
>>>> does not resolve).
>>>>
>>>
>>> Not sure - never tested it - so may not be supported by all file system
>>> functions that we use. Might wrok, might be a small patch to make it work,
>>> or may be a big issue due to some library lacking support.
>>>
>>> You could try using forward slashes, "//Computer/path/to/noteobok", if
>>> that doesn't work either please post the detailed error message in a bug
>>> report.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Jaap
>>>
>>>
>>
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