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Re: [h-e-w] Showing file names with emacs+emacsW32

From: Stéphane De Cara
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Showing file names with emacs+emacsW32
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 10:17:03 +0200

I use winXP Pro. Maybe that's because I put emacs in the 'Program Files' directory (with a space). For a while I had it on c:\., but I decided to give a try to Windows standards ...

I should also add that, despite this tiny problem, I am more than happy with your distribution of emacs+emacsW32. Keep up the good work!


2007/7/17, Lennart Borgman (gmail) <address@hidden>:
Thanks Stéphane, yes of course I will change that in the next release. I
thought I had put quotation marks there. I really wonder why it works
for me without those. What version of windows are you running?

Stéphane De Cara wrote:
> Hello,
> I solved the problem by changing the file type "EmacsFile" properties in
> the windows explorer.
> File association -> .c (for example) ->  advanced  -> modfy  -> add
> qoutation marks ("...") around  c:\Program Files\Emacs\bin\emacsclientw
> It works now just fine.
> That's maybe something you want to look at for the coming release.
> Thanks,
> 2007/7/13, Lennart Borgman (gmail) < address@hidden
> <mailto:address@hidden >>:
>     Stéphane De Cara wrote:
>      > Hello,
>      >
>      > I use the (patched) precompiled Emacs 22.0.990.1 that comes with
>     emacsW32.
>      > I switched the full customization of emacsw32 on. In particular,
>     I want
>      > to have the file names showing up at the top of the emacs window.
>      > During the installation, I also did the proper asscoiations (
>     e.g. with
>      > my .tex files). When I a double-click on a file with a long name
>     in the
>      > windows explorer, the emacs server and client are launched properly.
>      > However, the filename is shortened and capitalized ( e.g.
>     "FOO_1.TEX");
>      > I really thought those days were over...
>      >
>      > There is no problem if I open the file from emacs, or drag'n'drop it
>      > from the windows explorer. Any idea how to fix this?
>     Thanks for telling this. I will look into this for the patched version.
>     However it would be good if someone else tested with the released
>     version of Emacs and sent a bug report if the bug is there too. (From
>     "Help - Send Bug Report" in Emacs.)

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