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Re: filefilters and win32 question

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Sun Mar 31 2002 - 22:48:27 GMT
On Sun, 31 Mar 2002 12:30:19 -0800 (PST) Merritt, Robert wrote:

> I have been having trouble getting filters to work within the win32
> swishe. here are the filters I have been trying to use with win32
> swishe. But I keep getting a message below:

Which version (and date)?

> FileFilter .doc d:\\inetpub\\wwwroot\\cgi-bin\\swishe\\catdoc.exe
> '"%p"' FileFilter .pdf
> d:\\inetpub\\wwwroot\\cgi-bin\\swishe\\pdftotext.exe '"%p -"'

In the newest version (March 22, 2002) you should just use forward
slashes everywhere.

Also you are creating a weird file name "%p -" (where the dash is part
of the file name.

This just worked for me on Windows:

FileFilter .pdf c:/bin/pdftotext.exe '"%p" -'

Bill Moseley
Received on Sun Mar 31 22:49:51 2002