Subject: Re: How to delete a file with spaces?
Date: Sun, 21 Jul 1996 02:50:37 GMT
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Organization: University College London
> Im accessing the net with a unix shell account (command line interface).
> My question is this:
> How can I delete or remove a file that has spaces?
> The file is called: About This Site - Read Me!
> I use to know how to delete this, but now Ive gone blank! Ive done this
> before, but cant remember how (I think I used wildcards before?)
> Can someone email me and tell me how to remove this file?
> Thanks for your help in advance! :-)
rm 'About This Site - Read Me!'
or if you are using the Cshell you must also escape the '!':
rm 'About This Site - Read Me\!'