Yes, I know this question has been asked before and solved for Windows users but the solution does not work for me under MacOS 10.13.6 and Emacs 26.1

I have a file on my desktop named "Test with Spaces.rtf". When I drag this file into a Terminal window I get the path "/Users/RonDoe1/Desktop/Test\ with\ Spaces.rtf"

Now I write in Emacs org mode "[[file:/Users/RonDoe1/Desktop/Test\ with\ Spaces.rtf][Test]]" which collapses nicely to "Test". So far so good. But:

When I click on "Test" I get the error message in the minibuffer:

"No such file: /Users/RonDoe1/Desktop/Test\ with\ Spaces.rtf"

What do I do wrong?

  • 1
    Take the \ out of the link. – John Kitchin Aug 24 '19 at 15:15
  • John Kitchin, you solved my problem. Thanks a ton. – Guebert Aug 24 '19 at 15:56

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