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[REBOL] How to make an icon to go straight to the desktop

From: arolls:bigpond:au at: 17-Jul-2001 18:15

I usually want to start rebol in the console, but quite often I also want to test stuff in the desktop. Until today, I have been opening a console, then typing "desktop". The desktop pops open in a new window. But the console window is now "useless" waiting until the desktop finishes. So there are two rebol tasks in the taskbar, one of which will waste my time if I accidentally click on it. Assuming that your desktop preferences are set to start in console mode, you just need to make a shortcut icon on your OS desktop with the target: C:\path\to\View\rebol.exe -w --do "desktop" (for example on windows). The -w option prevents rebol opening a window for the console, but then we ask it to open the desktop. So when you click on this icon, a new rebol desktop opens, occupying only one space in the taskbar, for a minimum of confusion. Anton.