RE: directory and path syntax query

Subject: RE: directory and path syntax query
From: barry -dot- kieffer -at- exgate -dot- tek -dot- com
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 1999 09:31:12 -0700

Hi Kandis,

You can't go wrong by writing:

Browse to the directory where ProgramX\bin is located, for example,
C:\ProgramX\bin

You can confuse some readers if you try to use absolute or relative paths,
even if you explain the difference.

Hope this helps.

Regards,

Barry Kieffer
Senior Technical Writer
Tektronix, Inc.
* Phone: 1.503.627.4079
* Email: barry -dot- kieffer -at- tek -dot- com



> Here's the problem:
>
> I want to talk about a particular directory (which is relative to a
> program
> directory): \ProgramX\bin
>
> What is the appropriate syntax for referring to this directory in a
> technical document:
>
> c:\Program Files\Company\ProgramX\bin
>
> \ProgramX\bin
>
> .\ProgramX\bin
>
>




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