Bengt Richter bokr at
Thu Sep 9 10:41:36 EDT 2004

On 7 Sep 2004 11:07:44 -0700, cjankowski at (Chris Jankowski) wrote:

>Hi all,
>I am still fairly new to the Python community and world of Python
>  I am having some trouble changing the output directory when I call
>Any sugguestions would be greatly appreciated.  It seems to work fine,
>if I put the file in a directory that I am calling it from, like
>outputdir = './temp' or I use the "C" drive w/ outputdir = ''.  All I
>am doing is converting a .pdf to a .tif.
>device = 'jpeg'
>print pdffile
>pdffile = 'c:/Chris_J_Stuff/chris.pdf'
>outputdir = "c:\\Chris_J_Stuff\\"
>print pdffile
>print outputdir
>suffix = 'tif'
>os.system(ghost_dir + ' -dNOPAUSE -dQUIET -sBATCH -sDEVICE=%s
>-sOUTPUTFILE=%    s/page%%d.%s %s' % (device, outputdir,suffix,
>Thank you in advance.
Suggest replacing 'os.system' with 'print repr' until it looks right.

Bengt Richter

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