RunThrough

RunThrough["command",expr]

executes an external command, giving the printed form of expr as input and taking the output, reading it as Wolfram Language input, and returning the result.

Details

  • RunThrough writes the InputForm of expr on the standard input for command, then reads its standard output and feeds it into the Wolfram Language.
  • RunThrough starts command, gives input to command, then terminates the input.

Examples

Basic Examples  (1)

Run a Wolfram Language kernel in text mode, having it put a result in a temporary output file:

The result is now in the file:

Delete the temporary file:

Wolfram Research (1988), RunThrough, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/RunThrough.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (1988), RunThrough, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/RunThrough.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_runthrough, author="Wolfram Research", title="{RunThrough}", year="1988", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/RunThrough.html}", note=[Accessed: 17-September-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_runthrough, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={RunThrough}, year={1988}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/RunThrough.html}, note=[Accessed: 17-September-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 1988. "RunThrough." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/RunThrough.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (1988). RunThrough. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/RunThrough.html