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Re: [Clip] Clip Open Photo and run clip

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  • Alec Burgess
    bozlawless (bozlawless@gmail.com) wrote (in part) (on 2009-05-07 at ... Bob: Coincidentally this just came up in Lotta s explanation of how and why she uses
    Message 1 of 2 , May 8, 2009
      bozlawless (bozlawless@...) wrote (in part) (on 2009-05-07 at
      20:57):
      > Is there a way to run a clip and it open a photo to give a visual as
      > to what you are entering example say you wanted to SOLVE a right
      > triangle the triangle would show up with Letters for the areas to
      > enter for can this be done in this software

      Bob: Coincidentally this just came up in Lotta's explanation of how and
      why she uses HTA files.
      ^!shell "path-to/filename.exe" will cause the file to be launched in the
      program which "owns" that extension if that's the program you want to
      display the photo.

      If not:
      ^!shell "path-to/program.exe path-to/filename.exe" will for most
      programs launch it pointing to the desired file.
      eg:
      ^!shell "path-to/i_view.exe path_to/photo.jpg" will launch it in IrfanView.
      If spaces are present in any of the path-to's or file-name.exe's they
      should be quoted.

      from HELP:
      > ^!Shell CommandLine (added in v4.82)
      >
      > Launches the specified file, program, or URL through the Windows
      > shell. Proposed as a replacement for the default "^!" launch method.
      > Example: instead of using "^!WordPad c:\autoexec.bat", use "^!Shell
      > WordPad c:\autoexec.bat"
      >
      >
      >
      > ^!ShellWait CommandLine (added in v4.82)
      >
      > Similar to the ^!Shell command, but waits until the launched program
      > is terminated before moving to the next Clip instruction. Unlike the
      > ^!Wait command, you can continue editing files in NoteTab while the
      > application is running. Example:
      >
      > ^!ShellWait WordPad c:\autoexec.bat
      --

      Regards ... Alec (buralex@gmail & WinLiveMess - alec.m.burgess@skype)




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