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  • Gabi Huiber
    Meant to send this here. Sorry, Gabi ... From: Gabi Huiber Date: Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 5:30 PM Subject: Re: Launching an already open file
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 4, 2011
      Meant to send this here. Sorry,


      ---------- Forwarded message ----------
      From: Gabi Huiber <ghuiber@...>
      Date: Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 5:30 PM
      Subject: Re: Launching an already open file
      To: Ben Schmidt <mail_ben_schmidt@...>

      Thanks for the <CR> pointer. it was driving me nuts that I kept having
      to hit CR after fn+F7+CR.  Then I saw in :map that a bunch of key
      bindings are defined with <CR> and some even with <CR><CR>,
      experimented with both, and decided on the latter.

      I'm making some progress. StataMP will respond to this:

      function RunIt()
       !rm -Rf ~/Library/Saved*/com.stata*
       !osascript -e 'tell app "StataMP" to open "%:p"'

      :map <F7> :<C-U>call RunIt()<CR><CR>
      :imap <F7> <Esc>:<C-U>call RunIt()<CR><CR>

      But it will not actually do the do-file (that is, execute it
      verbosely). Instead, it opens it for editing in its own editor. Still,
      I get no error messages, no hangs, and RunIt() can be launched as many
      times as needed. It won't open another instance of Stata, which is
      good. Now I only need to figure out the Apple event that will
      interpret "tell app to open" as "make app execute it" instead of "make
      app edit it" when app=StataMP.

      Thank you,


      On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 9:05 PM, Ben Schmidt
      <mail_ben_schmidt@...> wrote:
      >> function RunIt()
      >>   wa
      >>   !open -a StataMP --args do "%:p"
      >> endfunction
      >> :map <F7> :<C-U>call RunIt()
      >> :imap <F7> <Esc>:<C-U>call RunIt()
      > I don't really think this is the answer to your problem, but you
      > probably want <CR> at the end of your mappings.
      > :map <F7> :<C-U>call RunIt()<CR>
      > :imap <F7> <Esc>:<C-U>call RunIt()<CR>
      >> Unfortunately, this doesn't work all that well. Either RunIt() or
      >> RunDoLines() will work as expected only once. All subsequent calls to
      >> either
      >> function will be ignored.
      > Does StataMP quit after running once or remain open? If it remains open,
      > perhaps that is the problem, as it can't be given arguments if it isn't
      > being launched. You may need to find another way to communicate with it
      > if it is already open, e.g. AppleScript:
      > !osascript -e 'tell app "StataMP" to open "%:p"'
      > That will probably launch the app if it isn't already running, too.
      > Ben.

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