[Wine] Re: Problem running Windows Notepad under Wine

Bob Unitt junk at bobunitt.wanadoo.co.uk
Wed Jul 19 02:29:37 CDT 2006

In article <mailman.54.1153221424.25479.wine-users at winehq.org>, Ian
Couchman <i.couchman at virgin.net> writes
>On Tuesday 18 July 2006 11:23, Michael Heiming wrote:
>> In comp.emulators.ms-windows.wine Bob Unitt <junk at bobunitt.wanadoo.co.uk>:
>> > Gentlefolk,
>> >
>> > I need to give someone the ability to create Windows-format text
>> > documents, which I can then copy (via SMB) to a W2000 machine for
>> > further processing. I've got the file-sharing up and running, and Wine
>> > installed and running Windows Notepad OK, but I've hit a snag trying to
>> > set it up to load Notepad automatically when the file-icon is clicked :-

This is now resolved, with help from the Ubuntu Beginner's Forum - I
needed to enclose the 'Notepad' argument in single quotes, i.e.:-

wine 'notepad'

Bob Unitt

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