[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.
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).