How to pass a matlab string as an exclamation point command

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pathName = '.../foldername/subfoldername'
scriptName = 'main.py'
How do you issue a command to run some file in that folder without changing your working directory or current folder?
!python (pathName)/main.py &
This fails.
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Dominik Mattioli
Dominik Mattioli on 25 Jul 2019
I suppose it's not the end of the world to temporarily change the working directory, but isn't there a way to accomplish this without doing that?

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Rik
Rik on 25 Jul 2019
If you use the system function instead of the exclamation point operator you can pass a fully parsed char array.

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