from within my Beamer-PDF-presentation I'd like to start a gallery-slideshow with my standard picture-viewer on Linux Mint.

My code looks kind of like this:


    \item \alert<+>{\textbf{ \href{run:home/michael/Schreibtisch/StaVer_17/1_15_WoeLa/DSC03211.JPG}{Bild 2015} }}

But when I try this my PDF-Viewer says "...file not found". But what I wanted was to open a separate window (parallel to the PDF-presentation) with the picture popping up and navigate trough the folder containing this picture.

Thank you in advance.


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    Welcome to TeX.SX! Can you add a minimal working example (MWE), starting with \documentclass and ending with \end{document}. – Bobyandbob May 24 '17 at 21:15

I found the mistake.... The root-directory was missing in the beginning of the path... :(

The correct syntax is:

\href{run:/path/to/the/wanted/file.jpg}{Link-text in the frame}

This works perfectly fine

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