[tex-live] Passing a valid Windows path and file name to *TeX in TeXlive

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed Jun 11 08:30:05 CEST 2014

Am Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:28:50 +0200 schrieb Martin Heller:

> Ulrike Fischer wrote, on 10-06-2014 17:47:
>> In both systems it works to use environment variables:
>> pdflatex %USERPROFILE%\documents\testtesttest\test
> That does not work for me. The environment variable is expanded by cmd 
> and then I get the same error from pdflatex
> set texfileshort=c:\Docume~1
> pdflatex "%texfileshort%\test.tex"

I didn't try a 8.3-variable, only a "normal" one (and I don't have
many pathes with spaces on my PC. %userprofile" doesn't have a

Ulrike Fischer 

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