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Open URL (file://) not working

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I'm trying to open an external file (PDF, MP3, whatever) from FM by using the Open URL script step.

It does not seem to be working. I've attached the Open URL script step as a Button action. I tell it to use the current field ( a standard text field), which has the URL typed into it in this format:

file://Users/username/Desktop/test.mov (or.pdf or .mp3)

I also tried this:

/Users/username/Desktop/test.mov

I'm on Mac OS X and only need this to work on my local machine. Based on my research, it seems like I have the path correct. I've tried other paths as well, but none of them work. The button fires, but nothing happens.

Thanks for any help!

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Or:

file://YourHD/Users/username/Desktop/test.mov

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