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

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Showing file names with emacs+emacsW32
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 10:20:12 +0200
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20070604 Thunderbird/ Mnenhy/

Strange, I use WinXP Pro too. I will fix it, but I have to think about this ;-)

Stéphane De Cara wrote:
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 <mailto: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
     > 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
     >     I want
     >      > to have the file names showing up at the top of the emacs
     >      > 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
     >      > 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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