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How to find "\"

Mar 17, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Thank you for FNR.EXE.
My problem is changing "\" to "/".
Here is the command line:
"C:\WINDOWS\fnr.exe" --cl --dir "D:\Music\Playlists" --fileMask "*RNAS.m3u"  --excludeFileMask "*.dll, *.exe" --includeSubDirectories --find "\" --replace "/"
I don't know enough to fix this, but I think it is the backslash in the find switch that escapes the quotes? The executed batch file finds no matches. I've tried many variations with no luck.
How can I tell FNR to find "\"?
Mar 28, 2013 at 1:45 AM
Edited Mar 29, 2013 at 9:36 PM
I figured it out.
"C:\WINDOWS\fnr.exe" --cl --dir "D:\Music\Playlists" --fileMask "*NAS*.m3u"  --excludeFileMask "*.dll, *.exe" --includeSubDirectories --find "\\" --replace "/"
Note the double backslash.

I note that FNR works without doubling the backslash so FNR works in the GUI independently from windows. I am still not sure why one needs two backslashes and why another quote is not required, but life's too short to try to come with an answer.

Thanks for FNR!
Apr 25, 2013 at 9:42 AM
Hi Nick,

Thanks for posting about the issues and the fix for it.

Here is a blog post that can shed more light on this issue.

Eric