Linking External Documents or a Web Page to Products in Acctivate.

Acctivate allows each product to have a link to an external document, file or web page. This allows Product Data Sheets, Warranty information or any other documents to be linked to your products.


  1. Select the Specs tab on the Product Information window and click Edit
  2. Copy and Paste the URL (e.g. or File Location into the External Document field and click Save
  3. Click the View button (binoculars) button next to the External Document to open the file or web page
Some Examples
  • Web Page (URL):
  • Local File: C:\Users\YourName\Documents\Products\ABC.png
  • Network Drive: D:\Products\ABC.pdf
  • Network Share: \\ComputerName\ShareName\ABC.gif
  • File Protocol: file://ComputerName/ShareName/ABC.gif