"Start" command won't work correctly


  1. Posts : 187
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       #1

    "Start" command won't work correctly


    Hello,

    I want to make a batch which launch multiple excels files at once.

    As here:

    https://superuser.com/questions/524027/open-multi-files-with-batch-file

    I know I can do it with the "START" command so.

    My files are named with spaces just like "1 1.xlsx".

    So I should use the command:

    start "c:\1 1.xlsx"

    It simply won't works because of the " " "

    If the file is "c:\1.xlsx" the start command will work correctly.

    The command "call" instead working correcly with the " " " on the path.

    But I need to use "start" command
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  2. Kyhi's Avatar
    Posts : 3,552
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10
       #2

    test with Qoutes ouside of full cmd.
    "start c:\1 1.xlsx"
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  3. TairikuOkami's Avatar
    Posts : 4,676
    Windows Home Dev 21xxx x64
       #3

    Code:
    start "" "C:\1 1.xlsx"
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  4. Posts : 187
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       #4

    The 2nd advice worked. Thanks.

    - - - Updated - - -

    Oh, I have a more issue.

    start "" "C:\Test\.xlsx"

    Won't work.

    It seem that start doesn't work with " ".

    Help again

    I found a program which is "Lacuna Launcher": same issue with special characters, but the issues seem to be only o Windows 10 and not Windows 7.
    Last edited by Pipppero2007; 18 Mar 2020 at 08:32.
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