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HT2488 How to I insert text into a this command in automator wine "Text goes here" this is a perl script

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Dec 21, 2012 11:43 PM

I have spent hours trying to figure this out, automator is the hardest thing to figure out. All I want to do is emulate me doing this

-Open terminal

-type wine

-drag and drop the location of an .exe file

-hit enter


Now this should be easy as all I have to do is do run shell script, insert argument and done, BUT IT DOESNT RECOGNIZE WINE!?!?! Pleas help me.


Let me clarify.

If I make an automator application that that runs the command "wine" and then inserts text into the space after that Then i will be set. But no matter what I do nothing works. If i set the shell to perl and pass input as argument....It doesnt work the $f and $@ stuff doesnt work.


Wine is likely not recognized because is is pearl based so I set it to pearl, but how do i pass and argument over to it?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)


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