For example, to change the current directory to
cd My\ files
You can also enclose them in double-quotes (“):
cd "My files"
If the name itself has double-quotes, you need to escape them. For example, to change the current
directory to “
cd \"company\"\ files
cd "\"company\" files"
The backslash character has to be escaped too. For example, to change the current local directory to
You can also enter the characters by their Unicode codepoints. For example, to download the file
€-budget.xlsx or to upload the file
\x prefix, the codepoint value is up to 2 hexadecimal digits. With
\u prefix, the value is up to 5 hexadecimal digits.
A failure or an incorrect character occurs when using the
\u prefix with a codepoint value less than 5 hexadecimal digits followed by a valid hexadecimal digit character. For example:
Stra\udfe (Straße where ß is represented by the codepoint value df) results in error because dfe is a valid hexadecimal number but not a valid codepoint value. In this case, use either:
Character codepoints can be found at www.unicode.org/charts