pass arguments enclosed with double quotes from bash shell to windows program

Sun Apr 3 11:09:00 GMT 2016

On 2.4.2016 20:59, Cary Lewis wrote:
> I need to start acrobat from a bash shell.
> Acrobat needs some of its parameters to be enclosed with double
> quotes. This is needed to automatically open and print a pdf.
> When I try to do that directly from a bash shell, I can't get it to
> pass arguments enclosed with the double quotes.
> It will do that for arguments with spaces in them, but for single word
> arguments, it doesn't
> If I try to do a \", then it passes the \" to the windows app.
> The only workaround I've come up with so far, is to create a batch
> file in the bash shell, and then invoke it with a cmd /c batch.bat
> But there should be a way to control how arguments are passed.
> Does anyone have any ideas.
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