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Need a fix for this alias creation script
Authored by: randy on Oct 16, '02 09:54:12AM


I've been using the above script to auto-generate aliases for applications and like it. However, after I upgraded to Jaguar I noticed that my new terminals would open and then say 'Unmatched ". ' at the end.

It took a while, but I've tracked it down to the fact that when I went to Jaguar I also installed Virex 7.1 and that's where the problem lies, I think. If I comment out the line in the auto-generated _Applications alias file pertaining to Virex 7.1 everything works ok. I'm guessing that the period in the application name is giving the alias command problems. Any thoughts on a more elegant solution?

I know it's this line:
alias virex7.1 'open -a "/Applications/Virex 7/Virex" \!* &'
because I don't get the error when it's commented out.

Your help is greatly appreciated.

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