[FWTools] Gdal_translate "Too many command options"

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Oct 19 04:36:41 EDT 2007

Brotzman, Karl D. wrote:
> That was a great clue for me, because I don't see "directional quotes". 
> I was copying the command string from an MS Notepad document so that I
> could "experiment".  When I copy the string from Notepad and paste it
> into the shell window I get the message about "Too many command
> options".  When I type the command directly into the shell window,
> gdal_translate works just fine.  The commands appear identical to me.
> Apparently, copy and paste is doing something to the command line.


Strange behavior of this king might be caused by keyboard layout you're
using. Perhaps it's not US or ISO layout, so quotes in Notepad are
differently encoded than in console window.
If this is the case, you may try to use US keyboard layout and
see if it helps.

Mateusz Loskot

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