I have a "file name.txt" file whose full path is "G:/path1/[TAG] path2/file name.txt"

How do I write the link to the external file "file name.txt" in org-mode?

If I use [[file:G:/path1/[TAG] path2/file name.txt][link]] it doesn't work

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As mentioned in section 4.1 of the manual, you'd need to escape paths with square brackets. Try

[[file:G:/path1/\[TAG\] path2/file name.txt][link]]

To make link creation/editing easier, look into M-x org-insert-link (bound to C-c C-l by default.

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