Wildcard expansion in UNIX is performed by the shell, so to experiment with
arguments it is probably better to specify a directory as an argument and
see the result. You can use a native call to the glob(3) lunch function if
you want pattern matching lookup like the shell, or use the output of

On Jan 14, 2017 5:19 PM, "dean" <deangwillia...@gmail.com> wrote:

> To help work out how to call pdftohtml with arguments I thought I'd try to
> do "ls *.txt" in the form of (call 'ls "*.txt") but I've got something
> wrong.
> I have seen * specified as @ as in
> '`(chop "@.PDF")
> and that worked fine with match but not with ls.
> BTW what's the difference between the two leading ticks (I recognise
> apostrophe as quote macro).
> Any help much appreciated.

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