jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Wed Jul 14 03:53:08 CEST 2010
Adam Bark wrote:
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>>>> If I use the terminal to start the program it has no problem using the
>>>> file. There are multiple files in multiple directories so I was looking
>>>> a way to just double click them and have them run. If it turns out that
>>>> must make changes to or for each of the files it will be easier to just
>>>> using the terminal. I've only been using Ubuntu for a few months so I
>>>> surprised that the program could not see a file that is in the same
>>>> Regards, Jim
>>> The problem is ubuntu doesn't run the script from the directory it's in so
>>> it's looking for wxPython.jpg somewhere else.
>> OK, I mistakenly thought that double-clicking on file in Nautilus would
>> take care of the path info.
>> In my reply above I also mentioned that I tried by dropping it on a
>> Launcher on the top panel and that the command the launcher uses is
>> usr/bin/python2.6. Is there a way that the command can be changed so that
>> it will look in the same directory the python script is in for any file it
>> Thanks, Jim
> Not sure if you got my previous email but you could try writing the bash
> script I posted (with the $1 line to get the path) and setting that as your
> launcher, I think it should work.
> Let me know if you didn't get it or it doesn't work.
I got it, got sidetracked and then forgot to look at it again. Thanks
for reminding me. Your idea works, but with one little downside. The
directories I am working with are chapters in a book. So as I move from
chapter to chapter I will need to change the bash script, but this seems
to be less typing than using the terminal.
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