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Compiling Help With Necro's GUI
So, I've mapped for Doom Builder for around four years now, and I recently started playing Quake (almost completed it!)
Now, I want to start making levels for Quake... and I've been following https://quakewiki.org/wiki/Getting_Started_Mapping] to get started. However, there are some problems.

I've downloaded all the Utils (QBSP and the like) and placed them in my id1/maps folder, and selected that as the 'Tools' filepath in Necro's Editing GUI. The tutorial says that the next step (I've followed the others) is simply to select "compile" and play.

But whenever I try this, the Command Prompt displays:
Copying Files...
The system cannot find the file specified.
Converting map...
'C:Program' is not regognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
The system cannot find the file specified.
-------------QBSP-------------
'C:Program' is not regognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
--------------VIS-------------
'C:Program' is not regognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
-------------LIGHT------------
'C:Program' is not regognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
The system cannot find the file specified.
The system cannot find the file specified.
The system cannot find the file specified.'

Meanwhile, all Quake engines I try to use after that mess displays simply show an error message in the console:
'Couldn't spawn server Maps/firstmap.bsp'


Now, it seems to me that the Quake engines don't work simply because they can't find the .bsp file (since Necro's Compiling GUI only spits out the first mentioned error, rather than actually compiling the .map file)... but I'm really stuck. I don't know what to do.
I did notice something strange, though. The command prompt reads: 'C:Program' is not regognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.'
Now, the actual file path entered in Necro's Editing GUI reads 'C:Program Files (x86)SteamSteamAppscommonQuakeId1MapsQbsp'.

...My theory is that the command prompt stops reading the file path at 'C:Program' because there's a SPACE BETWEEN "Program" AND "Files".


I'd really appreciate any help I could get. Thanks in advance!
(BTW note that 'C:' is supposed to have a backwards slash at the end but the forums for some reason remove them)
Are You Sure Your Path Is Correct? 
Seems to be missing a '\' there. Also put the path between double quotes.
There should really be no problems at all with that. If all fails add the QBSP.exe path to your PATH environment variable and try to reset cmd and use QBSP directly. 
 
Do you have any problems running qbsp.exe directly from the maps folder? You'd either need a batch file or open a Command window there to add the -map mapname part. 
 
Try moving everything to be in paths without spaces e.g. c:\quake 
 
Yeah it's pretty clearly choking on the spaces.

The time-honored way to deal with this is to use paths without spaces like ericw says above.

If for some reason you can't do that, the other thing that might work is to use DOS-style paths, like using "PROGRA~2" instead of "Program Files (x86)". 
THANK YOU!! :D 
It works! I simply had to copy all of my Quake files over from the Steamapps folder to C:/ (I have to type forwards slash otherwise the forum removes the backslash) and then reconfigure the filepaths!

Thanks so much! I can't wait to get into Quake mapping!
<3 
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