I'm pretty sure that arguments CAN be passed in the same way that they could
be if you executed a Perl script from a DOS box but I haven't done it and
would have to check the manuals to try to figure out how to get them in.
For an alternative approach you might want to look a script done by Sheri:
>> Clips and scripts for processing Perl Regexp Search and Replace functions
on an open document in Notetab. Dialog uses Perl/Tk. <<
This set of notetab clips builds a perl.pl script on the fly and avoids the
whole issue of how to get parameters in via the ^!runperl command.
Hopefully one of the guru's in this area will have a more direct answer.
btw: there is a list specifically for scripting with other programs as
opposed to strictly using Notetab's built in clip language.
Its not very active and I don't think there are any members there who aren't
also in the ntb-clips list, but you might find something useful in the
(If you do please post back to either list :-) )
Regards ... Alec
---- Original Message ----
From: "thedarknesscalling" <pod179@...
Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 11:27
Subject: [mla: [Clip] Interfacing w/ Perl; arguments
> Hey guys, i know there's probably -something- in the list of messages
> which i'm currently digging through, but since i was having no
> success, i thought i'd post an inquiry whether someone had a
> quicklink that would give me the solution to my problem:
> I'm new to notetab's scripting lang, and i'm trying to figure out how
> to pass stuff from notetab to a perl script that is fired up from a
> my basic question is not so much syntactic (though a syntactic
> solution would suffice), but rather, how can i pass information from
> notetab to a perl script.
> In specific my script when run, prompts the user for a file name to
> read from. Thus my intention had been to try to get the file name
> from notepad and then toss it to the perl script, then refresh the
> document once it had been modified by the perl script.
> So, while syntactic help will of course be useful, i'm curious if i'm
> barking up the correct algorithm here for mucking with perl scripts
> in notetab.
> Any suggestions?