> -----Original Message----- > From: nicholas.do...@hp.com [mailto:nicholas.do...@hp.com] > Sent: Friday, May 18, 2012 2:11 PM > To: Richard Stanton > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; Jonathan Leech-Pepin > Subject: Re: [O] Problem exporting to PDF (and viewing) > > Richard Stanton <stan...@haas.berkeley.edu> wrote: > > > > > 2) If not, where is the code that interprets %s? I can try > > > > stepping through it and see what I can find. > > > > > > > > > > It happens in org.el:org-open-file, specifically this piece of the code (I > think): > > > > > > ,---- > > > | (while (string-match "%s" cmd) > > > | (setq cmd (replace-match > > > | (save-match-data > > > | (shell-quote-argument > > > | (convert-standard-filename file))) > > > | t t cmd))) > > > `---- > > > > I did some tracing through, and have found where things go wrong. > > > > At the start of the code listed above, > > > > cmd = "c:/progra~1/sumatrapdf/sumatrapdf.exe %s" > > file = "c:/dropbox/org/personal.pdf" > > > > (convert-standard-filename file) returns "C:/dropbox/org/personal.pdf" > > > > So far so good... > > > > However, > > > > (shell-quote-argument (convert-standard-filename file)) returns > > "c\\:dropbox/org/personal.pdf" > > > > Does it really drop the slash in front of "dropbox"? When I do that on my > system, the : is quoted, but the slash is left alone: > > > (setq s "C:/dropbox/org/personal.pdf") > "C:/dropbox/org/personal.pdf" > (shell-quote-argument s) > "C\\:/dropbox/org/personal.pdf" > system-type > gnu/linux > > If it does indeed drop the slash, can you try just putting it back and leaving > the backslashes alone?
Oops. I must have deleted it somehow while transcribing. No, the slash is left alone: "c\\:/Dropbox/org/personal.pdf"