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Author Topic: Relative paths in arguments  (Read 1365 times)

poyan

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Relative paths in arguments
« on: February 25, 2014, 12:37:55 AM »
Hi,
I use LBC portable from a stick.
Starting programs with %APPDRIVE% from that stick works fine.
However, passing arguments isn't possible using %APPDRIVE%.
I finally remembered the conventions for relativ paths using .\subpath - it is working now!
Since this knowledge is not so common, and I lost quite some time trying to use %APPDRIVE%,
I suggest to help users with this topic by adding some sentences to the help and
show some hints ("argument not valid, ..."), instead of just starting the program without the argument/with an invalid argument,
or (better) by accepting and "translating" the environmental variables also in the arguments.

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Re: Relative paths in arguments
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2014, 04:10:35 PM »
Good ideas poyan, i will try to add your suggestions.  And it should be fairly easy to add support for those things like %APPDRIVE% in the arguments.

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Re: Relative paths in arguments
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2014, 08:39:37 AM »
Can you try the new beta and let me know how it does?