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Re: running a command that requires two parameters on a file


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: running a command that requires two parameters on a file
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2014 18:11:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Haines Brown <address@hidden> writes:

> I am in the habit of bringing up ! in order to run a command such as
> xpdf on a selected file.
>
> The problem comes when I want to run the command wkhtmltopdf, for it
> calls for two parameters. That is, emacs won't let me do: ! wkhtmltopdf
> input.html output.pdf.

You are a filthy liar!

Type: 

        M-! wkhtmltopdf input.html output.pdf RET


> Is there a way I can do this withou raising a terminal to make the
> conversion with it?

There are several ways, I shown just one above.

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