tText plugin

Jerry Daniels jerry.daniels at
Wed Dec 2 17:33:47 EST 2009


Why would you need the file path? You've got the text staring you in  
the face in tText. Look at the two samples that come with the product.  
They take text from one tab, munge it and then put it into another tab.


Jerry Daniels

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On Dec 2, 2009, at 2:39 PM, Generic Email wrote:

> I thought I would like to write a tText plugin that would execute  
> the script being edited and put the output into another tab.
> I didn't see a way to retrieve the full path of the file currently  
> being edited.
> So the flow would be something like this:
> 1) Get the full path to the file
> 2) see if it is executable
> 3) If yes, then execute the file and put output into new tab and exit
> 4) if no, parse first line for #!/path/to/binary
> 5) if binary found, then execute the binary with the file as a  
> parameter and put output into new tab and exit
> 6) if no, answer with helpful text, then exit
> Anyway, that was the idea.
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