Re: Windows subprocess.call problem

Discussion in 'Python' started by Tom Borkin, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. Tom Borkin

    Tom Borkin Guest

    had an excellent suggestion that worked right off the
    bat and achieved exactly what I was after. Thanks all!
    Tom


    On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 9:04 AM, Dave Angel <> wrote:

    > On 01/21/2013 06:25 AM, Tom Borkin wrote:
    >
    >> Hi;
    >> I have this code:
    >> <snip>
    >>
    >> for song in my_songs:
    >> subprocess.call(['notepad.exe'**, '%s.txt' % song])
    >> print song
    >>
    >> It opens the first song and hangs on subsequent songs. It doesn't open the
    >> next song or execute the print until I have closed the first one. I want
    >> it
    >> to open all in the list, one after another, so I have all those songs
    >> available. Please advise.
    >>

    >
    > Why not just pass all the filenames as parameters in one invocation of
    > notepad? Assuming Notepad is written reasonably, that'll give it all to
    > you in one window, instead of opening many separate ones.
    >
    >
    > --
    > DaveA
    > --
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    >
     
    Tom Borkin, Jan 21, 2013
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