I was just hit by what I would call a spark of inspiration.
Try start.exe ? that really should be there, just searched
a bit through the web before I wrote to you. Start.exe, not
I have found it I guess:
You can use the START command to open files if its extension
is a registered file type in Windows. For example, if you type
"start Readme.txt", Notepad is started and the Readme.txt file
Hah, gotta love a memory which still serves well for things
that lie half a decade back and which you used about two times
Good luck Hal (HTH finally),
On Sun, Jul 14, 2002 at 04:49:11AM +0900, Hal E. Fulton wrote:
----- Original Message -----
From: “Ariff Abdullah” firstname.lastname@example.org
To: “ruby-talk ML” email@example.com
Sent: Saturday, July 13, 2002 1:28 PM
Subject: Re: .rb files in WIndows
On Sunday 14 July 2002 02:00, you wrote:
I think you’re right; I don’t know about XP, though.
See the ‘assoc’ and ‘ftype’ commands; on my Win2k box:
rbfile=“C:\ruby\bin\ruby.exe” “%1” %*
Sure, Xp inherited from NT and ‘NT cmd.exe’ tightly integrated
with native win32 syscall, while win9x DOS ‘command.com’ is
just a plain dos, it know nothing about win32 filetype assoc.
Apparently correct. I can’t do this on Win98 as I
have neither of these executables.