ShowPDF Server Path Question

Doug Easterbrook doug at
Sat Jun 25 00:01:03 UTC 2022

linux is similar pathname (and structure) as mac.  some key directories are different

if you can use terminal … and use cd to get around..

then type


to get the current directory.

Doug Easterbrook
Arts Management Systems Ltd.
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Phone (403) 650-1978

> On Jun 24, 2022, at 1:09 PM, Das Goravani <goravanis at> wrote:
> The $clientcommand named ShowPDF has as it’s first parameter the following
> pdf-id
> A character string. Either a full pathname of a PDF file on the Omnis server…
> My question is what does a full pathname to a file on the OMnis server look like?
> Curious re the Linux server situation.
> So if my server is a VPS Debian on a certain IP, and I’ve printed a pdf to /var/Sample.pdf on the server
> How do I represent that in a character string satisfying the term "Full Pathname"?
> Is it like this:
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