See below .LCK file cannot be opened

Mike Leone turgon at
Mon Jan 31 21:39:12 EST 2011

On 1/31/2011 9:29 PM, David T. wrote:
> Agreed--only I think it might more likely be the "&" in the file name
> that is causing trouble. If I recall correctly, there have been
> troubles with spaces in the directory structure, although I don't
> know whether that applies to the file name itself as well.
> Ampersands, however, will probably screw things up.

If you want a filename or directory with spaces, just enclose the entire
name with quotes ("This is my file").

Ampersands (&) are a reserved system character, and so shouldn't be used.

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