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      • #2340268
        Rick Corbett
        AskWoody_MVP

        C:\Users\user\Desktop\Media

        C:\Users\user\Desktop\Media
      • #2340269
        Rick Corbett
        AskWoody_MVP

        [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]

        [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]
      • #2340310
        PaulK
        AskWoody Lounger

        I haven’t analyzed just what the conditions are, but sometimes when I post – or it may be when I am editing a post – the backslashes disappear. So, for example,
        C:\Users\Paul\Documents\test.txt
        becomes
        C:UsersPaulDocumentstest.txt
        Another edit to insert the slashes does keep them.

        Now, since this is all in the Testing Forum, I’ll do an Edit to see if any elucidation appears.

        Edit addition — First edit in progress. Re-posting.

        Second edit addition — Logged Out and back In again to see if that makes a difference. It didn’t. Giving up for now. Unless this Submit shows a difference.

      • #2342623
        Rick Corbett
        AskWoody_MVP

        HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\SWD\RADIO

        Good… no problems so far. Now let’s repeat the paste:

        HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\SWD\RADIO

        Still good.

      • #2342645
        doriel
        AskWoody Lounger

        Počítač\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

        Počítač\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

        Počítač\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

        Dell Latitude E6530, Intel Core i5 @ 2.6 GHz, 4GB RAM, W10 20H2 Enterprise

        HAL3000, AMD Athlon 200GE @ 3,4 GHz, 8GB RAM, Fedora 29

        PRUSA i3 MK3S+

        • #2342646
          doriel
          AskWoody Lounger

          Počítač\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

          Lets see if Vusual/text makes the difference. I noticed in the past, that backslash are not displayed sometimes. thanks for the sandbox idea.

          Dell Latitude E6530, Intel Core i5 @ 2.6 GHz, 4GB RAM, W10 20H2 Enterprise

          HAL3000, AMD Athlon 200GE @ 3,4 GHz, 8GB RAM, Fedora 29

          PRUSA i3 MK3S+

          • #2342660
            doriel
            AskWoody Lounger

            <\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion>

            Its hard to tell, when interpreter misunderstands the backslash. It must be some sequence of characters I think.

            Dell Latitude E6530, Intel Core i5 @ 2.6 GHz, 4GB RAM, W10 20H2 Enterprise

            HAL3000, AMD Athlon 200GE @ 3,4 GHz, 8GB RAM, Fedora 29

            PRUSA i3 MK3S+

      • #2342652
        Rick Corbett
        AskWoody_MVP

        Thanks for testing, @Doriel. I still have no idea why this issue sometimes appears but cannot be duplicated. It wouldn’t really be an issue except the ‘editing’ window is such a small amount of time. If I haven’t noticed immediately and corrected it then I often have to DM poor @PKCano to fix it.

        C:\Users\user\Desktop\Media\Test

        Darn, I still can’t fathom what triggers it.

      • #2342658
        PKCano
        Manager

        In my experience I find when it drops the “\” with the original Submit, if I then edit the post and put the “\” in, they remain.
        But it takes submitting, looking at the results, then editing.
        A PITA but it seems to work.

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      • #2342829
        RetiredGeek
        AskWoody MVP

        We need a preview function so we can see what is going on before we hit submit. I especially like the one on StackOverflow.com. I still have to go back an edit posted items but it is necessary a lot less often. 😎

        May the Forces of good computing be with you!

        RG

        PowerShell & VBA Rule!
        Computer Specs

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      • #2389952
        Rick Corbett
        AskWoody_MVP

        More than 6 months on and it’s still a very annoying recurring problem.

        Perhaps it’s just a ‘feature’ that can’t be fixed.

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