Command-line does work when scheduled

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Sun Sep 30 02:56:17 CEST 2007

En Sat, 29 Sep 2007 19:17:49 -0300, Jim <jscrerar at> escribi�:

> On Sep 29, 3:19 pm, "Gabriel Genellina" <gagsl-... at>
> wrote:
>> En Sat, 29 Sep 2007 17:34:34 -0300, Jim <jscre... at>  
>> escribi?:
>> > I want to schedule a Python program that reads the command line for
>> > input.  However, when adding an argument to the command line Python
>> > will not pick it up when using Windows scheduled tasks.
>> > How do I get it to work?
>> Do you write the command line when defining the task? Using double  
>> quotes
>> around arguments with spaces?
>> It works fine for me.
> I ran the following on the Scheduled Tasks:
>    "J:\Jim Crerar\MyPython\Zero_OE_Counter\"  n
>    "J:\Jim Crerar\MyPython\Zero_OE_Counter\  n"
>    "J:\Jim Crerar\MyPython\Zero_OE_Counter\"  "n"
> None of them work.
> However, no problem with running from *.bat file or directly from
> shortcut on my Desktop.

Try prepending the Python executable:

C:\Python25\Python.exe "J:\Jim  
Crerar\MyPython\Zero_OE_Counter\" n

If it works this way, maybe the .py file extension is not correctly  

Gabriel Genellina

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