Open URLs with # using cygstart.exe

Earnie Boyd earnie@users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jul 13 15:33:00 GMT 2012


On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 8:06 AM, Alexander Konovalov
<alexk@mcs.st-and.ac.uk> 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
>

In POSIX shells # indicates to ignore the following as a comment.
Quote the # as in \# to avoid it.

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