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+
+#       Copyright (C) 2013-2014
+#       Sean Poyser (seanpoyser@gmail.com)
+#
+#  This Program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
+#  it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
+#  the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option)
+#  any later version.
+#
+#  This Program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
+#  but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
+#  MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
+#  GNU General Public License for more details.
+#
+#  You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
+#  along with XBMC; see the file COPYING.  If not, write to
+#  the Free Software Foundation, 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
+#  http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html
+#
+
+# This script is to allow the excellent XBMC GlobalSearch script by Ronie to be
+# used without the need for manual entry via the on-screen keyboard.
+# It should be called like this:
+#
+# xbmc.executebuiltin('RunScript('FULLPATHTOSCRIPT/globalsearch.py', searchstring:SEARCHTERM)')
+#
+
+
+import os, sys
+import xbmc, xbmcaddon
+
+__addon__        = xbmcaddon.Addon('script.globalsearch')
+__addonid__      = __addon__.getAddonInfo('id')
+__addonversion__ = __addon__.getAddonInfo('version')
+__language__     = __addon__.getLocalizedString
+__cwd__          = __addon__.getAddonInfo('path').decode("utf-8")
+__resource__   = xbmc.translatePath( os.path.join( __cwd__, 'resources', 'lib' ).encode("utf-8") ).decode("utf-8")
+
+sys.path.append(__resource__)
+
+def doSearch():
+    searchstring = None
+    if len(sys.argv) > 1:
+        try:
+            param = sys.argv[1]
+            if param.startswith('searchstring:'):
+                import urllib
+                searchstring = param.split(':', 1)[-1]
+                searchstring = urllib.unquote_plus(searchstring)
+                searchstring = searchstring.replace('\'', '')
+                searchstring = searchstring.replace('"',  '')
+        except:
+            searchstring = None
+            
+    if not searchstring:     
+        keyboard = xbmc.Keyboard( '', __language__(32101), False )
+        keyboard.doModal()
+        if ( keyboard.isConfirmed() ):
+            searchstring = keyboard.getText()
+
+    if searchstring:
+        import gui
+        ui = gui.GUI( "script-globalsearch-main.xml", __cwd__, "Default", searchstring=searchstring )
+        ui.doModal()
+        del ui
+        sys.modules.clear()
+
+doSearch()