Re: use-livecode Digest, Vol 196, Issue 13

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Re: use-livecode Digest, Vol 196, Issue 13

Stephen Barncard via use-livecode
Hello Brian, Hello Phil


> Message: 4
> Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 17:00:58 -0500
> From: Brian Milby <[hidden email]>
> To: How to use LiveCode <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: shell() and pdftotext
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> My guess is that shell can?t find your executable. ?Try using full paths.
>
> Thanks,
> Brian


> Message: 6
> Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 17:48:09 -0800
> From: Phil Davis <[hidden email]>
> To: Brian Milby via use-livecode <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: shell() and pdftotext
> Message-ID: <[hidden email]>
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> To find the full path, this may work - open Terminal and type:
>
> ??? which pdftotext
>
> and it should display the path to the copy of pdftotext that the OS runs
> when you type the 'pdftotext' command.
>
> Phil Davis

a) using the full path worked.

b) asking for the path didnĀ“t work, but see a)

Thank you for your quick and usefull help!
Richard.
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