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link to inaccessible local files

I display in a table, links to images
these images are stored on a network drive
however, when I click on the links, nothing happens whether I am in the desktop or web version of power bi

Capture d’écran 2022-07-03 091653.jpg
if I copy the link and paste it in the browser, it works perfectly

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HI @monfiston ,


What is the data category defined for this column url image?

It should be set to URL from the top ribbon in Power BI:


In your case, I think it should be set to Web URL.


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it does not work
this is what i get if i put url image
the links of the images are good, but they are on the hard disk, and it is impossible for me to put them on the internet (there are thousands of them)Capture d’écran 2022-07-04 183558.jpg

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