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[REBOL] Re: newbieQ: How to launch an external application from Rebol ?

From: deadzaphod:flyingparty at: 28-Sep-2001 18:09

> worse, when I try > > >>> call "rebol_flash.swf" > > It does not work. This is disappointing. > How to have Rebol to substitute for typical user clicking on a windows > filetype [registered to launch via an application, in this case the > installed FlashPlayer]
I think what you need for this is the windows "start" command, which can deal with windows filetypes. try this: call "start rebol_flash.swf" I haven't done much with the shell features of view/pro yet, but I think the solution with DLL calls is the only way to avoid the black DOS box popping up (at least with the current version of rebol). -Cal