On Jan 14, 2017 6:01 PM, "John Duncan" <duncan.j...@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> find(1).
> 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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