# Re: How to do path with spaces

From: Noons <wizofoz2k_at_yahoo.com.au>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 22:36:31 +1100
Message-ID: <ho7kes\$ktc\$2_at_news.eternal-september.org>

Shakespeare wrote,on my timestamp of 22/03/2010 9:05 PM:
```> Op 20-3-2010 13:29, Noons schreef:
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>> sjsean wrote,on my timestamp of 20/03/2010 9:04 AM:
>>> I've been given a script with two variable spots for a path. However,
>>> the path I would like to use includes spaces. Can someone advise how
>>> I could do this using below as my example? If I take all spaces out
>>> then the update in my database occurs...but with spaces it does not.
>>>
>>> define control_file_path = C:\Documents and Settings\something
>>> \Desktop\this folder
>>>
>>> but if I do:
>>>
>>> define control_file_path = C:thisfolder
>>>
>>> it will work. thanks!
>>
>>
>> from a vague memory, I think you need to put "s around the terms with
>> spaces.
>> with your example above, like this:
>> define control_file_path = C:\"Documents and
>> Settings"\something\Desktop\"this folder"
>> HTH
```>
> That should be: "C:\Documents and Settings\something\Desktop\this
> folder" so " around the complete path.
> Shakespeare

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Yup indeed! Thanks. Received on Mon Mar 22 2010 - 06:36:31 CDT

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