Should they allow blank spaces in file names and directories?

Yes   3 votes - 60 %
No   2 votes - 40 %
 
5 Total Votes
Same way as in Unix by wiredog (4.00 / 3) #1 Fri Apr 04, 2008 at 06:32:04 AM EST
Put the folder name in double quotes:
xcopy "c:\folder 1\folder 2\beer" target

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Quotes by blixco (4.00 / 1) #2 Fri Apr 04, 2008 at 06:50:26 AM EST
and get a copy of robocopy, which is much cooler than xcopy.
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The others gave real answers by ucblockhead (4.00 / 1) #3 Fri Apr 04, 2008 at 08:03:14 AM EST
I'll just note that cygwin lets you use a bash shell on Windows.
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Your call is important to us. by MohammedNiyalSayeed (4.00 / 2) #4 Fri Apr 04, 2008 at 01:51:05 PM EST

Please stay on hold, and your question will be answered by the first available operator.


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