Running an executable from within a LiveCode application.

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Googie85
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Running an executable from within a LiveCode application.

Post by Googie85 » Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:46 am

Hello All!!

Can someone assist me in launching an application (.exe file) form within LC?

Many Thanks!

Googie85
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Re: Running an executable from within a LiveCode application

Post by Googie85 » Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:48 am

open file "c:/windows/system32/mspaint.exe" does not work...

AxWald
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Re: Running an executable from within a LiveCode application

Post by AxWald » Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:12 pm

Hi,

lookup "shell" in the dictionary!

Have fun!
Livecode programming until the cat hits the fan ...

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Re: Running an executable from within a LiveCode application

Post by Klaus » Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:34 pm

Hi Google85,

on my Mac I can use "launch" (go figure :D ):
...
launch "/Applications/Espresso.app"
...
Should also work on windows!


Best

Klaus

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