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URLs in email from Workflows have all got "+" instead of the spaces in directories and filenames

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 15, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Whenever the workflows for Feedback or Approval send out the notification emails to reviewers, none of the URL's in the message work because they've all had the spaces swapped for "+".

e.g. instead of http://node/dir/a b c.pdf    they have  http://node/dir/a+b+c.pdf     so the link to the doc doesn't work.

What causes this and how can I fix it?

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