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Launching an App to open a file from a hyperlink

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If I enter "C:/Progra~1/Starbase/CodeWright/cw32.exe C:/test/test.c" from the command line I can open the file. In this case CW32 is launched and opens test.c.

So, how do I do this from a hyper link?

I tried:

<a href="C:/Progra~1/Starbase/CodeWright/cw32.exe C:/test/test.c">test.c</a>

But, it doesn't work.

Could I call a java script from the hyperlink that would do this?

If so, how? I don't know the scripting language.

Nov 13 '07 #1
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This isn't anything for javascript- javascript lives its whole life in a single thread, and becoming the command line for an executable is death for the script that calls it.

You need a multi threaded environment- look at java or server side code to run applications.
Nov 14 '07 #2

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