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Old 03-06-2004, 05:07 PM   #1
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change into directory with space in it?

I'm trying to get Dreamweaver installed in wine but the directory on my cd is named Dreamweaver MX, is there a way to change into that directory or should I copy the whole thing to my hard drive and rename it?

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to change into a directory with a space, just put a backslash in before the space. Most apps that aren't console-based, however, should recognize a space a space (so should recognize with no backslash), but consoles do require the backslash. Example:

$ cd Dreamweaver\ MX
Old 03-06-2004, 05:14 PM   #3
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You can add a backslash before the space, but it's probably easier if you utilize autocomplete.
eg to get in a directory called "directory with space" you can do
cd directory\ with\ space
Old 03-06-2004, 05:18 PM   #4
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thank you very much. I was using back slashes but wasn't putting a space after.

Thanks again.


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