[TxMt] A TextMate command to open an arbitrary PDF file
cristi.baluta at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 17:00:01 UTC 2007
what is useful this for?
On Nov 20, 2007 6:09 PM, dzurn <daz-macromates at zzzurn.com> wrote:
> Rob McBroom wrote:
> > On Nov 15, 2007, at 11:04 AM, dzurn wrote:
> > The `open` command will handle local files just fine without the
> > "file://" protocol specified. This worked for me to open `textmate.pdf`:
> > open "/Users/rob/Documents/Books/textmate"*
> > Note that the * wild-card is interpreted by the shell and the result
> > is then passed to `open`. Your shell doesn't see any files named
> > "file://something", so it bails. Basically, the * means nothing to
> > the `open` command and "file://" means nothing to your shell. A plain
> > old file path is something they both understand, which is why the
> > above command works.
> > ---
> > Rob McBroom
> Odd. I couldn't get the open command to work without the file:// protocol.
> However, I found that the problem I was having was due to my encoding the
> spaces as "%20" in the open command. Once I got rid of the file:// and the
> %20 (replaced with spaces) then the * wildcard would work.
> Thanks a lot!
> Darryl Zurn
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