[tex-live] texdoc error

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Sep 1 12:18:29 CEST 2008

Fengnan Gao wrote:

> Well, it seems to me that the case is if the current directory is 
> "c:\users\xxx\"
> then I use "start some-pdf.pdf", which is in "c:\users\xxx\", it works 
> fine. Acrobat
> is called and pdf is opened. However if I type "start 
> c:\users\xxx\some-pdf.pdf" which
> is exactly the same file, the cmd window just pop up another cmd window 
> and does nothing.
> I don't know what is going on there.

I suspect you are putting quotes around the path,
which Start will take as the title for the window.

Either omit the quotes, or force a title, as in :

	Start c:\users\xxx\some-pdf.pdf
	Start "Some-pdf.pdf" "c:\users\xxx\some-pdf.pdf"


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