[cvsnt] newbie asks 2.5.03 upgrade consequences
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Sun Nov 26 11:15:54 GMT 2006
Glen Starrett wrote:
> Any whitespace-containing path has an equivalent non-spaced path. Using
> "dir /x" will show the equivalent path -- assuming there isn't something
> in W2003+ that I don't know of offhand that has removed those features.
> So, you can use 'cd progra~1' or 'cd "program files"' and it'll do the
> same thing.
Not always. "Program Files" is not guaranteed to be "PROGRA~1", it could
just as well be "PROGRA~2".
You have to parse the output of something like "dir /x" or use some API
call like GetShortPathName or FileObject.ShortName of a file object in
FileSystemObject to find out what the short name associated with any long
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