Open Link (from local menu)

Local menu

Conditions for use:

  • Item Class:  All item classes
  • Number selected: 1
  • Minimum item status: Hittable

Associated commands:


Open Link opens the object identified by the URI (Hyperlink) property.

This command allows you to automatically open a file associated with a spatial feature in an overlay.

To open the URI hyperlink simply right-click on the selected item and select Open Link from the local menu.

The hyperlink could be to

a web address - this will be opened in the default browser.

a folder - the target folder will be opened.

a file - the file will open in the associated application.

an image - the image will open in the associated image viewer.

To set a link see the sections Properties and Hyperlinks to external objects.