Open URLs with # using cygstart.exe
Fri Jul 13 12:38:00 GMT 2012
On 13 July 2012 20:26, Csaba Raduly <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 2:06 PM, Alexander Konovalov wrote:
>> Dear Cygwin experts,
>> I am trying to open the exact location in the html file using my default
>> browser with the command of the form
>> cygstart.exe file:///C:/somepath/doc/ref/chap31.html#X84F59A2687C62763
>> However, the anchor is ignored, so instead of going to the exact location
>> it opens the file and stays on the top of the page.
> Hi Alexander,
> You are doing better than me. For me, cygstart interprets the anchor
> as part of the filename.
> $ cygstart file:///www/pages/html401/sgml/dtd.html#inline
> Unable to start 'C:\cygwin17\www\pages\html401\sgml\dtd.html#inline':
> The specified file was not found.
Interestingly, it works just fine with the remote URL - it brings up
the page in the right place.
(OK, so here it's Windows 7 (32-bit) running Cygwin 1.7.15, and the
default browser is Firefox)
> Have you tried
> cygstart.exe 'file:///C:/somepath/doc/ref/chap31.html#X84F59A2687C62763'
> (note the single quotes) ?
this does not help in my case.
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