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Old 02-23-2004, 10:20 PM   #1
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Question Cd program files?

quick question...
in my wine folder i found windows and such, but how do you cd to a dir with a space in it? such as program files

cd Program~files or somthing i rember seeing in dos menny times...

thanks ahead
Old 02-23-2004, 10:24 PM   #2
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well either :
a) cd Program\ Files
b) cd "Program Files"

should both work ...
without quotes you have to use \ before the space for any folder/file that contains spaces ...
Old 02-23-2004, 10:25 PM   #3
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thanks alot this forum has helped a lot =]


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