shellOpen: Opening a file or URL with its default application

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Thomas Linder Puls
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shellOpen: Opening a file or URL with its default application

Post by Thomas Linder Puls » 22 Apr 2015 10:06

The predicate shell_api::shellOpen will open a file with its default application:

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shell_api::shellOpen(@"C:\users\me\documents\myBook.docx") % Open a word document
It also works for url's

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shell_api::shellOpen("http://discuss.visual-prolog.com/") % Open an URL in the users default browser
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