[REBOL] Re: newbieQ: How to launch an external application from Rebol ?
From: jasonic:panix at: 28-Sep-2001 16:30
> Have you tried changing the file extension from "swf" to "exe" to see if
> that does the trick?
thanks. tried it. Didn't work.
I would not want it to either - it would wreak havoc with the Flash
ie: you create and edit source content in the native .FLA format. Then
select a number fomrats to export under: HTML, SWF, JPG, QUICKTIME etc. Edit
the default templates and prefs for each iof these media, then issue a
single 'Publish' command and simultaneous versions are rendered. This is
grest for workflow becuae you stay inside the authoring tool [Flash5] and
just keep banging the hot keys CTRL+S: SAVE and SHIFT+F12: PUBLISH to test
and improve the project.
Ironically, I can easily do what IU want in the other direction: launch
rebol from a standalone Flash5 excutable. Thre are also some excellent 3rd
party add-ons increasing the feature set. Best of them for Win32 appears to
Now looking into this as a viable way to install and launch rebol from
seamless Flash interface.
Both the platforms are very small, and minimally may even fit on a single