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Hello, I'm trying to create a shortcut with FileCreateShortcut, and everything works fine, but my Target includes a forward slash /, and the FileCreateShortcut is turning it into a backslash \.

My code looks like this:

FileCreateShortcut("C:\PathtoAPP\.exeHere /switch:C:\path\", @DesktopDir & "\LinkNameHere.lnk", "C:\StartinWrkPathHere")

Everything works and it creates the icon for me, but it changes my /on the switch to a \.

What can I do to work around this? Any help would be awesome!

Thanks!!

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I think that you have the syntax wrong.

FileCreateShortcut("C:PathtoAPP.exeHere", @DesktopDir & "LinkNameHere.lnk", "C:StartinWrkPathHere", "/switch:C:path")

but I could be wrong



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I think that you have the syntax wrong.

FileCreateShortcut("C:PathtoAPP.exeHere", @DesktopDir & "LinkNameHere.lnk", "C:StartinWrkPathHere", "/switch:C:path")

but I could be wrong

Looks fine what you did there BigDod.

FileCreateShortcut("C:PathtoAPP.exeHere", @DesktopDir & "LinkNameHere.lnk", "C:StartinWrkPathHere", "/switch:C:path")

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Thanks BigDod, you made my day!!!

That worked perfectly!

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No problem, it is not often I am quick enough to get a reply in



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