[CM] format error when reading SPEAR files

Michael Klingbeil michael.klingbeil at yale.edu
Fri Mar 5 14:44:07 PST 2010

You might just need to specify the full path of the file. Or you can use the chdir function.

chdir "/Users/myname/project"

For a non-existent file I get the error
>>> Error: open-input-file: can't open log-drum.txt

On 3/5/10 5:19 PM, Denis Fitzpatrick wrote:
> In using the latest Grace executable (3.5.1) and trying spectral.sal
> from http://camil.music.uiuc.edu/Classes/404A2/, I get format-error when
> executing:
> define variable log-frames = import-spear-frames("log-drum.txt")
> the file is in the working directory.  I do get the same message when a
> use a file name for a non-existent file, however.
> Any ideas?
> Denis
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Michael Klingbeil

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