Re: [NTG-context] Batch Files and texmf

2007-08-10 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid
On Fri, 10 Aug 2007 10:47:21 -0600, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: mtxrun.cmd bin:Acrobat.lnk --pattern=show*.pdf Ok, now I get 2 different messages from Acrobat; the previous one plus a second: The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect I also tried

Re: [NTG-context] Batch Files and texmf

2007-08-10 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid
dunno, i suppose that you can mtxrun bin:cow.lnk cow.pdf but i didn't test that (no links and need for links here) Mixed results: mtxrun.cmd bin:Acrobat.lnk file:showcase.pdf This opens Acrobat correctly (yay!) But... ... This file cannot be found so mtx

Re: [NTG-context] Batch Files and texmf

2007-08-10 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid
On Fri, 10 Aug 2007 09:46:57 -0600, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: well, if it's part of the tree ... But what if it's not part of the tree? For example Acrobat.lnk cow.pdf Now you will say, Why not use texmfstart --file=showcase.pdf --program=context Answer: Because texmfstart

[NTG-context] Batch files and texmf

2007-08-10 Thread Adrian Drury
I read the list in digest form - sorry my response won't be threaded in properly! How about this for your question, Idris? Pure DOS batch file stuff. I tested it with notepad instead of Acrobat, but I assume it should be close to working as shown here. @ echo off IF %1== GOTO NOARG for /R

Re: [NTG-context] Batch Files and texmf

2007-08-10 Thread Hans Hagen
Hamid Kamrani wrote: That is a pretty interesting ConTeXt question. I mean it makes a laudable effort to bring ConTeXt into its context!! On 8/9/07, Idris Samawi Hamid [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear gang, To all you expert script writers and batch wizards on Windows, I have a question: I

Re: [NTG-context] Batch Files and texmf

2007-08-10 Thread Hans Hagen
Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: dunno, i suppose that you can mtxrun bin:cow.lnk cow.pdf but i didn't test that (no links and need for links here) Mixed results: mtxrun.cmd bin:Acrobat.lnk file:showcase.pdf This opens Acrobat correctly (yay!) But...

Re: [NTG-context] Batch Files and texmf

2007-08-10 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid
On Fri, 10 Aug 2007 03:54:14 -0600, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I want to create a batch file to open a program so that it will search the contents of C:\ConTeXt, which contains my entire system, including subdirectories. For example, if foo.tex is a file in C:\ConTeXt, and goo.exe

Re: [NTG-context] Batch Files and texmf

2007-08-10 Thread Hans Hagen
Idris Samawi Hamid wrote: On Fri, 10 Aug 2007 03:54:14 -0600, Hans Hagen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I want to create a batch file to open a program so that it will search the contents of C:\ConTeXt, which contains my entire system, including subdirectories. For example, if foo.tex is a file

[NTG-context] Batch Files and texmf

2007-08-09 Thread Idris Samawi Hamid
Dear gang, To all you expert script writers and batch wizards on Windows, I have a question: I want to create a batch file to open a program so that it will search the contents of C:\ConTeXt, which contains my entire system, including subdirectories. For example, if foo.tex is a file in

Re: [NTG-context] Batch Files and texmf

2007-08-09 Thread Hamid Kamrani
That is a pretty interesting ConTeXt question. I mean it makes a laudable effort to bring ConTeXt into its context!! On 8/9/07, Idris Samawi Hamid [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear gang, To all you expert script writers and batch wizards on Windows, I have a question: I want to create a batch