Launching another non-win application (fork)

Posted on 2006-06-05
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Last Modified: 2010-04-23
Hello, i'd like to start another non-windows application within my code when we click on a certain button (let's say btn1)

any idea ?
Question by:TheSonics
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what do you mean non-windows?  It has to be Windows app to run in Windows

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It is running on windows, but not developped by microsoft (not calc, cmd,...)
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gbzhhu earned 200 total points
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It doesn't matter who developed it.  as long as it is an executable running in windows this will start it


Just change the path in the quotes but leave the @ which is needed so that the backslashes are read literally rather than special character

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