file open fails.

alex23 wuwei23 at
Thu Mar 26 05:06:56 CET 2009

On Mar 26, 8:05 am, Scott David Daniels <Scott.Dani... at Acm.Org> wrote:
> Well, yes in a way, but lots of places in windows you can get a copy
> of a full file spec into the cut buffer, so you cut/paste rather than
> type.  If you do that, you get the backslashes (and you better be
> prepared for that by using r'' to paste into).

The obvious solution, then, is to write something that monitors the
clipboard, intercepts any strings that are file paths, and replaces
the backslashes with their forward counterpart...


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