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RE: Xywwweb.reg



Is the archive bit set for the Program subdirectory?  That often generates
similar problems within XyWrite.

Regards,

Paul Ambos
pambos@xxxxxxxx



> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Harry Binswanger [SMTP:hb@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent:	Monday, February 23, 2004 2:40 PM
> To:	xywrite@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject:	Xywwweb.reg
> 
> I found out, sort of, why Xyperlinks were giving me trouble. U2 can't find
> 
> my Netscape.
> 
> My .REG setting is:
> 
> Browser_DOS=C:\Progra~1\Netscape\Commun~1\Program\netscape.exe
> 
> But that doesn't suffice. (None of the directories on that path are set to
> 
> Read Only.)
> 
> Testing gives the following baffling results:
> 
> Executing CD to the path works--i.e.,
> 
>      CD C:\Progra~1\Netscape\Commun~1\Program\
> 
> does change the directory to the one that has netscape.exe in it (and a 
> subsequent DIR netscape.exe finds it). But:
> 
>      DIR C:\Progra~1\Netscape\Commun~1\Program\netscape.exe
> 
> produces "File not found".
> 
> Even the following does:
> 
>     DIR C:\Progra~1\
> 
> Meanwhile the following brings up an empty directory:
> 
>     DIR C:\Progra~1
> 
> This clearly has to do with long file names, because the following works:
> 
>       DIR C:\text\
> 
> and that works the same with and without the trailing backslash. I get the
> 
> same strange results with Progra~1 whether I type it in manually on the 
> command line, or the C:\Progra~1 from the .REG file.
> 
> Harry Binswanger
> hb@xxxxxxxxxxxx