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Why do I get the error, "Selected Reference File does not exist" when trying to open a file reference in the CaliberRM client"?

Why do I get the error, "Selected Reference File does not exist" when trying to open a file reference in the CaliberRM client"?

Problem:

Why do I get the error, "Selected Reference File does not exist" when trying to open a file reference in the CaliberRM client"?

Resolution:


  • Product Name: CaliberRM
  • Product Version: All
  • Product Component: Client - References
  • Platform/OS Version: Windows XP, Windows 2000/2003 Server


This error message can be thrown when a file reference for a requirement is saved on a drive that is not accessible to all CaliberRM users.

if User A created a reference to a Word document on their desktop and User B tries to open the reference within their CaliberRM client, this error will be thrown. This is because User B does not have access to the file stored on User A"s machine.

Please refer to the following knowledge base article which describes how to correctly store file references:

What is the recommended way to create file references for requirements CaliberRM?



Old KB# 16384

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