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Start external application

Post by mixmog » 15 Dec 2019 02:34

I'd like PF to start an external application when it loads, using a command. Is this possible?

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Re: Start external application

Post by radio42 » 15 Dec 2019 08:04

Yes. See the control commands in the Appendix of the user manual. EXEC_...

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Re: Start external application

Post by mixmog » 15 Dec 2019 12:39

I see that it would be an exec command, the question is, which one.

EXEC_COMMAND_FILE looks to be most likely, but the description seems to indicate that this command would only execute further PF commands.

Please can you clarify which command I should use to start a .bat or .exe?

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Re: Start external application

Post by radio42 » 15 Dec 2019 12:57

Maybe you find an EXEC command with the word SHELL in its name...

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Re: Start external application

Post by radio42 » 15 Dec 2019 15:26

Have you found it?
If not, look at EXEC_SHELL_COMMAND, that's the command to start an external app from within ProppFrexx.

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