Richard Pesant wrote:
> Win XP SP2, P4 Extreme Ed. 3.46GHz + 3.47GHz 2GB, FM 8.0p277
> Thanks to Rick Quattro, I am now aware of the backslash issue in dialog
> boxes and have a workaround within scripts. However, I need to create an
> hypertext command and do not know how to work around this issue. The
> hypertext command ?openlink
> D:\Docs\Products\CARDIO\DAR-9400f\M517-E063L-E099D_DAR-9400f Ops
> Manuals_v3.0\ 998348? becomes ?openlink
> D:?ocs\Products\CARDIO?AR-9400f\sm517-E063L-E099D_DAR-9400f Ops
> Manuals_v3.0? 998348? where ?\D? becomes ??? and ?\M?
> becomes ?\sm?. If I use the ?openObjectId? command, the backslashes are not
> replaced but the link does not work.
> Does anyone knows a good  work around for this issue?

Have you tried adding a second backslash at the problem points?  I think 
  that's how to get a literal backslash, but I haven't tested...


Stuart Rogers
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Phoenix Geophysics Limited
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