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Re: find a file and put it in a window


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: find a file and put it in a window
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 20:26:00 +0200

> From: Jasen <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2004 22:34:40 -0700
> 
> Ok, I'm almost there but Emacs gets me an empty new file rather than the 
>   existing file?  Could this be the problem of space in the directory 
> path because I'm using Windows XP and there are spaces in the path? 
> c:/Documents and Settings/austin/Local Settings/Temp

I don't think it should matter in this case, but it's easy to check:
just run the same code on a directory where the result of the shell
command gives you a file name without embedded whitespace, and see if
that succeeds.




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