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[Help!] %7 ? - THANKS!   [Help!]

By: Tim Mongeon       
Date: May 18,2020 at 10:22
In Response to: [Help!] %7 ? (Tim Mongeon)

> > > I use long pathnames and filenames in my work constantly. I
> have
> > > already set Windows to support long file paths so that isn't the
> > > problem.
> > >
> > > When I go to open a file that has a long path greater than 260
> > > characters, Ztree chokes and gives me the irritating error from
> > Windows-
> > > cannot find file and the subsequent error Unable to open file error
> > 1223.
> > > I say irritating because I have to close out two error messages
> not
> > just
> > > one.
> > >
> > > This points to Ztree - which I thought had support for long
> filepaths
> > > and names but if it doesn't then I would really like Kim to
> strongly
> > > considering this support or am I missing something (and I usually
> > am)?
> >
> > I welcome all new features to ZTree.
> >
> > I would unfortunately not use that one myself as Microsoft's own
> > Onedrive still has issues with anything longer than 260. As almost
> all my
> > files are that cloud, so I have to keep everything under 260 path
> length.
> >
> > Did you try to open LFN file with F9 script with the following:
> >
> >
> > %7
> >
> >
> > Does it work?
>
> I haven't used the Application menu in many years - truth be told I
> forgot how. I entered LFN as the title and the %7 as the script and it
> did work! Now I just have to read up on how to call the menu entry when
> I need it - or do I have to hit F9 and then select the entry each time?
> Not too much of a hassle - certainly not compared to what I have to do
> now, but if I can limit the keystrokes - less is better.
>
> Thanks for really assisting me! I appreciate it.


I Just wanted to ask - does it work because it is running as a separate batch file that Windows controls rather than Ztree? Just curious.

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