Solved

Exe name with space

Posted on 1998-07-01
5
211 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
Is there any trick to creating an exe long file name including a space other than renaming the exe after compilation? A valid name for a dpr does not allow a space. Thanks, Tom.
0
Comment
Question by:tomcorcoran
5 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:ZifNab
ID: 1356835
Don't think it's possible. Why do you need it? Why not using _?

PS. what you can do is :

 Make the project name with underscores : _
  -> this doens't gives us any problems.

Then make a program which takes as input a file and let the program change the file to the one you want. This program can easely be made in delphi, don't you think?

Zif.
0
 

Author Comment

by:tomcorcoran
ID: 1356836
Zif, thanks man, I do precisely that now, hopefully they have an option in Delphi 4 to avoid this. Tom.
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:BoRiS
ID: 1356837
tom

Hope they sort this out in delphi 4 too...just a suggestion have you tried using a ascii char space ALT+0160....

anyway

Later
BoRiS
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
k6__ earned 50 total points
ID: 1356838
It is not possible cause delphi can't assign The Space Character
under a File Name - SEE Below :

<IDname> is not a valid identifier

The identifier name is invalid. Ensure that the first character is a letter or an underscore (_). The characters that follow must be letters, digits, or underscores, and there cannot be any spaces in the identifier.
0
 

Author Comment

by:tomcorcoran
ID: 1356839
I guess that's the end of it so I should give an A or something, though the answer given was known and the question was for work arounds. Hopefully Borland will give full long file name support in d4. They should at the very least have a project option for exe name (to differentiate from the project name) where you could have spaces. Tom.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this tutorial I will show you how to use the Windows Speech API in Delphi. I will only cover basic functions such as text to speech and controlling the speed of the speech. SAPI Installation First you need to install the SAPI type library, th…
Hello everybody This Article will show you how to validate number with TEdit control, What's the TEdit control? TEdit is a standard Windows edit control on a form, it allows to user to write, read and copy/paste single line of text. Usua…
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.

713 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question