[CM] problems connecting to documentation via Grace.

JOSE IGNACIO QUEVEDO xmajbsf76 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 17:20:18 PST 2010

Yes, it works now it has only to change the directory of Firefox and voila!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Juan Reyes" <juanig at ccrma.Stanford.EDU>
To: "Heinrich Taube" <taube at uiuc.edu>
Cc: "commonmusic-Mailing-List list" <cmdist at ccrma.Stanford.EDU>
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2010 7:16 PM
Subject: Re: [CM] problems connecting to documentation via Grace.

> Sure Rick, on Linux and OSX we can use pathname variables, or may be
> include them in the init file. 
> Thank god, I am not windoze user, and I don't have to use it most of the
> time (knock on wood).
> Sometimes this internationalization issue is very painful. On the QWERTY
> keyboard mappings are also very different. For example Emacs keybindings
> not often coincide, and you have to customize. But if I recall, with a
> single windOS update you can screw up and wipe out any customization you
> make. I can't even deal with back slashes because I use them as TeX
> commands.
> I didn't know Juce was so up-to-date with globalization. As far as for
> what you are telling us, Juce will look for standard program
> installation directories, perhaps:
> C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
> C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
> or its translation in Spanish (which I don't recall at the moment).
>  --* Juan  
> On Mon, 2010-11-08 at 16:01 -0600, Heinrich Taube wrote:
>> hi juan -- no it should work, i just gave the example on my machine.   
>> Grace uses a juce call to return the directory in which it will unpack  
>> its documentation in so it does not depend on english pathnames.
>> however the browser location is a problem -- on windows there is no  
>> way that i can find to launch a browser with a local url (eg  
>> 'file:///....")
>> so i had to use a stupid test to get anything to work.
>> (on osx i just use 'open ...'). on linux i cant remember , maybe i  
>> just look in /usr/local/bin and /usr/bin for firefox.
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