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vrf Another dir/file question...

Question asked by rsb on Oct 28, 2002
"Rudrow, Doug" <> wrote:
> I've been playing around with the "dir" command that you've been discussing.
> It's a great tool for me, with one exception, many of the directories on my
> machine and on our network drives have spaces in their name. I'm assuming
> that it's the old DOS naming conventions that prevent me from getting a list
> of files in a directory with a space in the name.
> Is there a way to get around this without re-naming the directories?

Sure- you should be OK by just adding a couple of quotes

dir "\wherever
ame with spaceswhatever"

pretty much the same for any command line work when you use spaces


Stan Bischof  Agilent Technologies  707-577-3994

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