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  Output_File_Name -- missing double quotes in documentation  
From: Kenneth
Date: 8 Apr 2017 21:10:01
Message: <web.58e988c6ebea2d9e883fb31c0@news.povray.org>
I don't know if this is specific to the Windows platform, but there's a small
error in the v3.7.1 beta 5 documentation, as well as on the current wiki page at


 re: Output_File_Name. I think the docs' errors have been there for awhile,

In Windows, if I want to specify my own folder location for output renders, I
have to write it like this-- with double quotes at beginning and end--

Output_File_Name="C:\Users\Computer\Documents\Kens POV-Ray rendered IMAGES\"

The documentation doesn't mention those double quotes. Leaving them out causes a
(non-fatal) render error, but the image isn't written to a file (as far as I can

The Windows-specific included documentation doesn't mention this either, at
1.4.7 The Render Window.

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