Is there a widget or is it even possible to grab a table value that is not an URL but a path to a file on a local server that the system OS can act on with open file?
i.e. "\\gisdb\gis_production\managed_data\Public_safety\PrePlans\8401 W Monroe St- Council Chambers.pdf"
Or any ideal what type of script might work.
Out-of-the-box this is not possible due to security. See the following KB Article for more information and a possible workaround: