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Re: Open multiple file?
- Subject: Re: Open multiple file?
- From: shaw@xxxxxxxx (Stephen Shaw)
- Date: Thu, 4 Jan 1996 11:46:44 -0500
I am using XW 4.12 under Windows95 and the XW command "ed *.txt" sequentially opens all the appropriate files in sequence. Therefore, that provision is still in the XW code and works in some environments.
> From nsivin@xxxxxxxx Thu Jan 4 11:16 EST 1996
> Date: Thu, 4 Jan 1996 10:55:51 -0500 (EST)
> From: Art Campbell
> To: xywrite@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Open multiple file?
> Mime-Version: 1.0
> In XyWindows (and, TTG tells me) in DOS 4.X, the ability to open a group
> of files sequentially (like by executing *.foo on the command line) is
> missing. TTG tells me it was removed from the code . . . but they don't
> know by who or when.
> Has anyone fiddled a macro to add this back in? (Yeah, I admit, I've been
> too lazy to do it myself. :-) )
> Failing that, could anyone from TTG say something about restoring this
> missing feature in a forthcoming release -- or better yet, as an add-in
> Art Campbell artc@xxxxxxxx 72227.1375@xxxxxxxx
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