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shell (sh) command execution, output redirected to a window
a character string
Sends a string
cmd to Unix for execution by the sh shell.
The standard output is redirected to a window. Unix execution errors are
*NOTE* that only the last shell command error is reported when a list of command separated by ";" is sent: this is not recommended.
if getos() == 'Windows' then unix_x("dir "+""""+WSCI+"modules\graphics\demos"+""""); else unix_x("ls $SCI/modules/graphics/demos"); end