Re: [gla: Re: [NTO] Send Webpage from Firefox to NoteTab
I noticed on the Launchy homepage that he provides a link to help
generate the XML file:
The three funny characters are related to Unicode. I reported that as a
problem about 3 years ago. Until Eric fixed it, it would make NoteTab
crash. Notepad, at least in Win2k & XP handles those characters with no
problem. It probably depends on what editor created the file, or if
Firefox added it, for some reason.
Kairos Computer Solutions
Sales Affiliate for Grisoft Anti-Virus
Alec Burgess wrote:
>Larry & any one else interested in Launchy
>Success :-) I noticed that a version 0.4.0 of Launchy had been released and
>retried getting NoteTab to work. The new version didn't make any difference
>but I figured out what my problem was - you probably corrected it without
>even noticing it or started from scratch in NoteTab and never ran into it.
>Somehow the launchy.xml file was getting created as format UTF-8
>When I turned on Launchy-Options-Advanced-Extended Debug info and opened the
>Launchy: Invalid launchy.xml file:
>XML Parsing Error: not well-formed Location:
>chrome://browser/content/browser.xul Line Number 1, Column 2:ï»¿<?xml
>version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> -^
>Notice the three funny characters between "Column 2:" and "<?xml"
>I think this can probably be fixed in Notetab but I usually PSPad to fix it.
>Next problem was that at some point I had put quotes around the file specs
>which resulted in:
>Launchy: Invalid launchy.xml file. Didn't find application: <NoteProWork>
>type <7> at <"C:\Program Files\AmbPF\NoteTab Pro\NotePro.exe">
>After removing the erroneously added quotes, closing and opening Firefox for
>what seemed like the 100th time - voila - I can use launchy to Notetab (and
>to MetaPad which I added to try a "simple" one that didn't require an
>One thing I noticed is that Launchy puts in the Java Script console the
>Registry keys it looks for, for *all* the programs it attempts to
>auto-recognize. If I'd been unable to get Launchy to recognize launchy.xml I
>was going to "lie" and say put the path to notepro.exe in the registry key
>that's supposed to be used for one of the editors I don't have eg.
>Launchy: Looking for <TextPad> in <HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT> at
>Fortunately, not neccessary - the only thing I'm missing is that Launchy
>shows the standard SwissFlag icon for NoteTab rather the special icon I use
>for my NoteTabWork instance using the special INI file referenced in the the
>Regards ... Alec