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External programs, notebook interface

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg24420] External programs, notebook interface
  • From: mend0070 at garnet.tc.umn.edu (Philip C Mendelsohn)
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2000 00:58:18 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Brief question:

Using the text based interface, !ls, or !date or other various Unix 
shell-escapes work just fine.  In the notebook FrontEnd, however,
they do not.

This is the output I get:

Syntax::sntx: 
   Syntax error in or before "Thu Jul 13 10:03:59 CDT 2000".
                                            ^
     (line 1 of "!date")

If I run various configurations of Run["command"], it works but doesn't
echo the output (which is I as I would expect.)

RunThrough["command", expr] doesn't work the way I want either.

I know that I've done this before -- at one point I just lived in M
and scarcely even changed to a shell window.  Now, I fear I forgot
how, or M is trying to pull a "Gaslight" on me.

Suggestions?

Thanks,
Phil Mendelsohn

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