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Error when trying to open a file with Process.Start()

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 11, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net


Well, I have a folder called GUI. Inside GUI thers another folder called PDF and inside this folder, there are some PDF files. This folder (GUI) is uploaded to the server too.

Then I have a WebForm with some ImageButtons. When I click one of these ImageButtons, I want the file to open in a new tab. I tried with the following code:

private void LnkRelease_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
 try { if ((((System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebControl)(sender))).ToolTip != "") { string virtualFolder = @"~\GUI\"; string physicalFolder = Server.MapPath(virtualFolder); string virtualPath = physicalFolder + "PDF" + @"\" + ((System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebControl)(sender)).ToolTip;  System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(virtualPath);
  } else { Console.WriteLine("The URL is broken"); } } catch (Exception ex) { throw ex; } }

As you can see, I build the path using the tooltips of the different ImageButtons. The ToolTip = File Name I want to open.

When I try this in debug mode, it works. It opens the pdf file in a new tab. However when I

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