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Re: Spaces in file names

From: Geordie McBain
Subject: Re: Spaces in file names
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 10:47:21 +1100

On Mon, 2007-02-19 at 11:50 +1300, Ana Rakonjac wrote:
> I'm sure this is a dumb newbie thing that comes up all the time, but I
> didn't see anything in the email archives, so here goes. When changing
> directories in Octave, how do you deal with spaces? I tried the
> standard Linux thing of using \ or putting the file name in quotes,
> but I still get error messages.

Try quoting the directory name; e.g.
octave:1> mkdir ("a subdirectory")
ans =  1
octave:2> cd ("a subdirectory")
octave:3> pwd
ans = /tmp/a subdirectory

Geordie McBain

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