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Old 01-08-2003, 04:27 PM   #1
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spaces in filename in console...?


yeah, I'm a newbie... how do I open... say... a movie file that has spaces in the file name? I'm using mplayer and running it from my console so I try typing mplayer ./my movie.avi but it doesnt' work... triekd: mplayer ./my_movie.avi on the off chance that was how... how do I input the space? bargle...
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Old 01-08-2003, 04:30 PM   #2
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Try opening with quotes around it. mplayer "my movie"
 
Old 01-08-2003, 06:46 PM   #3
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you could also go "my(hit tab for autocompletion)" Spaces can be done either like tricky said or by typing a "\ ", so it would be
"mplayer my\ movie.avi"
 
Old 01-08-2003, 06:50 PM   #4
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my movie.avi

mplayer my*ie.avi

insta pr0n!
 
Old 01-09-2003, 02:36 PM   #5
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thanks alot for the replys, worked for me =)
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