Windows 10: Hidden char in file name showed by command dir

  1.    29 Oct 2016 #1

    Hidden char in file name showed by command dir


    Hi,

    In tracking a bug in app, I discovered something very odd.

    I have a strange file name in a directory.
    If I do a dir command the file name appearing is not the same as with Win Explorer! Even the copy paste from the console removes the extra char.

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  2.    29 Oct 2016 #2

    Nothing unusual about it. These are two different programs that render file names differently, using different APIs (and not even mentioning that they probably use different fonts). If you have a weird/illegal character in the file name, it is not surprising to see this kind of inconsistency between applications.
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