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Re: Dired-do-shell-command does not pass `pwd'

From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: Dired-do-shell-command does not pass `pwd'
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2009 23:57:21 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Sébastien Vauban <>

Hi Sébastien,

> I often want to type `X' in dired in order to run `soffice' (for example) on a
> `.doc' file, for example: /home/sva/Desktop/xyz.doc'.
>                                    ^^^^^^^^^
> Though, when opens, it fails to read the file, stating it can't
> find the file `/home/sva/xyz.doc'.
>                         ^
> Any idea how to make `dired-do-shell-command' aware of the current
> directory the file is in?

Normally, it should be aware of that.  For me it works.  What does

  C-h v dired-directory RET

in that dired buffer say?


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