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Class System : shellExecute Method

void shellExecute( String exeName, String parameters, [ Boolean wait ] )


Run a program or open a file using the program associated with the file type.


String exeName Name of the EXE you wish to run
String parameters Parameters for the EXE, or the name of the file you wish to open
Boolean wait [optional] Set to true if you wish the script to wait for the application to finish before continuing. Omitting this parameter is the same as setting it to false in that the script will return immediately the application is started.




To open a file with a given command;
system.shellExecute( "notepad.exe", "c:\file.txt" );
To open a file without knowing the command name;
system.shellExecute( "", "");


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