Author Topic: copy to clipboard path / file name using shortnames  (Read 311 times)

chaat

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copy to clipboard path / file name using shortnames
« on: June 01, 2022, 06:09:39 »
Could we have another set of copy to clipboard options using shortnames for path / file name etc ?

this would be useful when passing parms to a program in a bat file when the parm is a full path/filename and it has embedded spaces in the path.

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Re: copy to clipboard path / file name using shortnames
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2022, 16:14:51 »
I might be able to add that.. problem with shortname are that they are legacy and are not always available. It is a feature many turn off to improve filesystem performance.
Also windows 10 is disabling it by default for none system partitions.

If parameters have spaces you should really use " around the parameter instead relying on 8.3 names. you are just asking for problem down the line.