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I need to do something similar to this:

dir > %USERNAME%.txt

But what I get is that if the filename has a SPACE(" ") in it, then the name is cut there.

I know that if I do this:

set tmp=%USERNAME%.txt

I have the desired filename.

How can I add the quotes (") using my original syntax? Is there another solution?

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

I suggest you to try

dir > "%USERNAME%.txt"

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