[PD] makefilename containing spaces

Marc Boon marcboon at dds.nl
Mon Nov 8 13:58:10 CET 2004

Peter Todd wrote:

>> Is it possible to use [makefilename] and [open $1] to open files whose 
>> names
>> contain spaces? I tried quotes, but they are simply copied literally 
>> to the filenane, and any space breaks the message.
>> Any suggestions?
> Try [list2symbol] from zexy.

Doesn't seem to work
I have this:
[makefilename movie %d.mov]
[open $1<

opening movie
quicktime_file_open: No such file or directory

Expected result:
opening "movie 1.mov"

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