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How to call external program in Calc under Mac OS X [closed]

asked 2013-10-16 20:02:00 +0200

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updated 2020-08-18 23:35:15 +0200

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I tried to use LibreOffice Basic operator:

Shell ("/Applications/Google", 1)

with no success (application not found).

Any suggestions?

Sincerely yours, Oleg

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answered 2014-01-07 00:31:38 +0200

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Andrew Pitonyak, in OO Macros Explained, 8.1, pp.167-168, mentions that it is better to use URL notation for file references, as spaces and other non-URL-friendly characters are specially encoded. This may be the issue you are experiencing. Rather than:

 Shell ("/Applications/Google", 1)

... perhaps try:

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