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Author Topic: The update changes how speechmarks in aliases are handled?  (Read 3165 times)


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Seems like speechmarks are treated differently

vlcc $$1 | "C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe" $$1

used to work, now i get an error dialogue

Windows cannot find '"C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe" example'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again.

Removing the speechmarks fixes it, but I don't know if that's going to work for all my other aliases.

It there a way to tell FARR to push through speechmarks as though they're part of the string, as though they're just another character? Does that make sense?


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Re: The update changes how speechmarks in aliases are handled?
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2015, 05:42 AM »
Pleas excuse my delay in replying -- I'm out of town until the 26th and have been working furiously on a major update to the DonationCoder forum/website so I've fallen a bit behind in replying to posts about my software.  I will try to remedy that when I get back in town.