Command-line does work when scheduled

Jim jscrerar at compuserve.com
Sun Sep 30 03:04:06 CEST 2007


On Sep 29, 6:56 pm, "Gabriel Genellina" <gagsl-... at yahoo.com.ar>
wrote:
> En Sat, 29 Sep 2007 19:17:49 -0300, Jim <jscre... at compuserve.com> escribi?:
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> > On Sep 29, 3:19 pm, "Gabriel Genellina" <gagsl-... at yahoo.com.ar>
> > wrote:
> >> En Sat, 29 Sep 2007 17:34:34 -0300, Jim <jscre... at compuserve.com>  
> >> escribi?:
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> >> > 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.
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> >> > How do I get it to work?
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> >> Do you write the command line when defining the task? Using double  
> >> quotes
> >> around arguments with spaces?
> >> It works fine for me.
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> > I ran the following on the Scheduled Tasks:
> >    "J:\Jim Crerar\MyPython\Zero_OE_Counter\Zero_OE_Counter.py"  n
> >    "J:\Jim Crerar\MyPython\Zero_OE_Counter\Zero_OE_Counter.py  n"
> >    "J:\Jim Crerar\MyPython\Zero_OE_Counter\Zero_OE_Counter.py"  "n"
> > None of them work.
> > However, no problem with running from *.bat file or directly from
> > shortcut on my Desktop.
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> Try prepending the Python executable:
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> C:\Python25\Python.exe "J:\Jim  
> Crerar\MyPython\Zero_OE_Counter\Zero_OE_Counter.py" n
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> If it works this way, maybe the .py file extension is not correctly  
> registered.
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Yes, it works this way.
How do I register the .py extension correctly?

Thanks,
Jim




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