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Windows 7: Forward - Backward Slash?

19 May 2010   #1

Forward - Backward Slash?

If I type in or copy a file location in W7 (using back slashes) then try to paste it into a box in another application I get forward slashes and the application, whatever it is, cannot find that location.

I type Z:\Graphics\Animals\Birds II\Lunch
I get Z:/Graphics/Animals/Birds II/Lunch

I've tried it on several applications and never had this problem with XP (on different computers). This is annoying as all get out, and I wonder if Windows 7 keyboard codes are screwed up, or is it my hardware?

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19 May 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

It would be your applications they do not understand the forward slash.
Windows it self has no problems with forward slashes.
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