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JMichaelTX [Path in Shell Scripts]
action:Execute_a_Shell_Script [2018/06/05 12:22] (current)
JMichaelTX ADD section on Python
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 ==== Using Keyboard Maestro Variables ==== ==== Using Keyboard Maestro Variables ====
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 +=== Most Languages like bash, perl, ruby ===
  
 In your script, use this format: ​ `$KMVAR_[variable_name]` In your script, use this format: ​ `$KMVAR_[variable_name]`
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 +=== Python ===
 +
 +Accessing Keyboard Maestro Variables in Python is somewhat different. ​ Here is an example:
 +
 +```python
 +#​!/​usr/​bin/​env python
 +import os
 +print os.environ['​KMVAR_local_DataStr'​].count(os.environ['​KMVAR_local_CharToCount'​])
 +```
 +
 +See the [[#​Forum|Forum]] section below for more Python examples.
 +
 +---
  
 Note that you can only read these environment variables. ​ You cannot write to them (or more accurately, you can write to them but that will not change the Keyboard Maestro variables that they were created from). Note that you can only read these environment variables. ​ You cannot write to them (or more accurately, you can write to them but that will not change the Keyboard Maestro variables that they were created from).
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