What the Shell is wrong here?

David Glasgow David.Glasgow at cstone-tr.nwest.nhs.uk
Wed May 21 08:57:00 EDT 2003

Despite the advice of Listers, I never managed to crack this one when I was struggling with it a few weeks back.  Some may enjoy rummaging in Windows underpants, but I don't.  I still think that for stacks at least, this should be a property that can be toggled within Transcript.

My underpant free solution was to burn the data stack onto CD compressed, and uncompress it onto the users HD on installation.

Best wishes,

David Glasgow

Courses HTTP://www.i-Psych.co.uk 

 >Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 22:44:38 -0700
 >Subject: Re: What the Shell is wrong here?
 >From: Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
 >To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
 >Reply-To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
 >Howard Bornstein wrote:
 >> I'm trying to execute a DOS shell command within my script 
 >to clear the
 >> read-only file attribute of a file that has been copied 
 >from a CD (I'm
 >> delivering the app on a CD and need to make one of the 
 >stacks writable).
 >> Based on previous posts on this subject, I'm using a command that
 >> evaluates to:
 >> get shell ("attrib -r" && "C:\Documents and Settings\IFTF\My
 >> Documents\Consumer Segmentation\resources\Process Guide Steps.rev")
 >> I've proven that the path is correct for the file I'm 
 >trying to affect.
 >> If I type this command into the Message box however, I get 
 >this error
 >> message:
 >> Script Compile Error.
 >> Error Description: Script: missing "" after literal
 >Does this work?:
 > get shell ("attrib -r" && quote&"C:\Documents and Settings\IFTF\My
 >Documents\Consumer Segmentation\resources\Process Guide 

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