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

From: jasonic:panix at: 28-Sep-2001 14:25

> I think what you want is the 'call function. I believe you need View/Pro
> Command for that.
Gregg Yes thanks..I am using Command. After repeat tries, it suddenly started working -> the problem seems to be with my machine. The Rebol console is behaving very strangely [maximize minimize not working]. Win32 friday tantrums I suspect.
>>> call "rebol_flash.exe"
works ok but it flashes the ultra-annoying black MSDOS window for a couple of seconds before the Flash standalone executable launches. This is *not* acceptable. Anyone know how to avoid this? There must be a better way. 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] - Jason