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From: Jeremy Nicoll - ml sox users <jn.ml.sxu.88@wingsandbeaks.org.uk>
To: sox-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: Chopping wav samples
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 20:41:02 +0000
Message-ID: <98a52aafd4c4fb1dddf2f68d613ef58f@wingsandbeaks.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <lRjG5buel7kaPQteWtgv5V2iFrzzyiSQVQvmTVCLRbyfHB5uOOujLqIuXrIvE9PjhFTeQZvkTWmUD-q2EkWGIk9T-Z--BRzQgREDSU8oeF8=@protonmail.com>

On 2020-03-20 09:37, K. H. Hom via Sox-users wrote:
> Hi,
> when i navigate to the folder with the source file and manually
> execute the following command it works:
> sox threebursts.wav temp_outfile.wav silence 1 0.1 1 : newfile : 
> restart
> 
> but if I craete a batch file which takes teh file as argument, it doent 
> work:
> sox "%~1" temp_outfile.wav silence 1 0.1 1% 1 0.1 1% : newfile : 
> restart
> 
> it results into :
>> sox "C:\Users\hom\Downloads\Desktop\New folder (3)\threebursts.wav" 
>> temp_outfile.wav silence 1 0.1 1 : newfile : restart
> 
> Any idea why that do not work please?


A % sign has special meaning in bat files.  Look - you used "%~1" - and 
expected that
to be replaced by a parameter.  Well, further along the command the 
other % chars
caused a problem.

You need to use %% where you want a single one.  See: "Quoting and 
escaping" at:

https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Windows_Batch_Scripting#How_a_command_line_is_interpreted



-- 
Jeremy Nicoll - my opinions are my own


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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-20  9:37 K. H. Hom via Sox-users
2020-03-20 20:41 ` Jeremy Nicoll - ml sox users [this message]
2020-03-24  9:48   ` K. H. Hom via Sox-users
2020-03-24 14:01     ` Jeremy Nicoll - ml sox users
2020-03-29 14:27       ` K. H. Hom via Sox-users

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