# Re: problem with dialog box uisng Tortoisesvn

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2012c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2012 05:21:16 -0500

On Sep 5, 2012, at 04:14, Carmit Shiran wrote:

> c:\Program files\TortoiseSVN\bin> \$svn commit
>
> I got the following message:
> '\$svn' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

You're not supposed to type "\$". We just use "\$" to indicate "type the things after this". It's a fairly common character for a command prompt. This same convention is used by the SVN Book [1], which is a good document to read to get familiar with how to use Subversion.

[1] http://svnbook.org/