POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.windows : Shell commands are not run : Re: Shell commands are not run Server Time
20 Jan 2022 12:00:26 EST (-0500)
  Re: Shell commands are not run  
From: clipka
Date: 11 Jan 2014 05:47:12
Message: <52d12130$1@news.povray.org>
Am 11.01.2014 06:15, schrieb kendfrey:
> clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
>> As in good old MS-DOS times, mkdir isn't really a program, but a
>> built-in keyword of cmd.exe; this might be why it isn't working.
>>
>> Try placing the command inside a batch file (e.g. "foo.bat") and
>> specifying that batch file as Pre_Scene_Command.
>
> I set Pre_Scene_Command=notepad, which I know isn't a built-in command. Notepad
> did not appear. It doesn't seem to be an issue with command vs. executable.

I think I recall notepad to be problematic as a test for this feature 
for /some/ reason, though I don't remember why.

Do try with the batch file.


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