Hi Andreas,

Ah yes, I see. The current limitation is that the "%d" needs to be an
argument of it's own. Arguably you could consider that a bug or at least
unexpected behavior.

Does gnome-terminal allow you to do "gnome-terminal --working-dir %s"
instead ?

Regards,

Jaap


On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 10:38 AM, WEHLER Andreas <
andreas.weh...@thalesgroup.com> wrote:

> Hi Jaap.
>
> # this works:
> # zim custom command
> gnome-terminal --working-directory=/tmp
>
> # this does not work (%d is ignored? empty? not expanded?)
> # zim custom command
> gnome-terminal --working-directory=%d
>
>
> Best regards,
>
>      Andreas
>
>
>
>
>
> On 24.03.2015 09:28, Jaap Karssenberg wrote:
> > Hi Andreas,
> >
> > What prevents you from define e.g. "xterm %d" as a custom command
> (replace "xterm" with your console of choice) ?  Also when you need the
> script, you should be able to put the full path to the script in the custom
> command dialog, e.g "~/bin/StartTerminal.sh" should work just fine.
> >
> > But maybe I so not understand the problem statement fully?
> >
> > Jaap
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 8:31 AM, WEHLER Andreas <
> andreas.weh...@thalesgroup.com <mailto:andreas.weh...@thalesgroup.com>>
> wrote:
> >
> >     Hi.
> >
> >     I'm still looking for a good way to start a terminal as a custom
> command
> >     from within zim.
> >
> >     Until now I have defined a wrapper which must be found within $PATH:
> >         StartTerminal.sh     # see attachment
> >
> >     The setup of the custom command is shown here:
> >         Snap_01.png          # see attachment
> >
> >     This works if zim is started from a shell with PATH being set up
> >     e.g. in .bashrc and the wrapper is saved as "~/bin/StartTerminal.sh".
> >     Assume you have no write permission for /usr/local/bin.
> >
> >     So I've created also another launcher just to start zim:
> >         StartZim.sh          # see attachment, saved to ~/bin
> >
> >     And my launcher looks like:
> >         Snap_02.png          # see attachment, this works
> >
> >
> >     Now, the wrappers do a proof of concept, but it is a hassle.
> >     It's nothing you ever want to show a workmate.
> >
> >     Apparently I miss something with parameter substitution in zim
> >     custom commands or with quoting?
> >
> >     Thanks,
> >
> >          Andreas
> >
> >
> >     zim 0.60; Ubuntu 14.04
> >
>
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