"External_files" folder in published SL course has issues
Jun 06, 2013
Has anyone encountered this problem when publishing SL courses to Sharepoint 2013 or lower?
Apparently, Sharepoint has a known issue that files and folder names containg "_files" (and other) cannot be used. I am attaching the material i found:
While bulk importing content from the file system (e.g. images) via the PRIME API, I found out that SharePoint does not allow folders that end in “.files” or “_files” (which my customer just happens to have). This is apparently aknown issue (at least as early as 2008-06-28).
I have initiated a change request to correct KB 905231, as follows.
In addition, file and folder names cannot end with:
Unfortunately, SL courses has a folder named "external_files" when you use external files via hyperlinks. Renaming the folder in Sharepoint does not work. It brings it back to it original filename.
The problem this causes is it cant launched the linked files.
I would appreciate very much if someone can advise how to solve this problem so my SL course will work properly in Sharepoint.
Many thanks in advance.