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Re: On MS-Windows -- Calling MS-DOS Applications from Mathematica


the MS-DOS FrontEnd ?? 
Mathematica 1.x run with MS-DOS and was a
bare Kernel and not a FrontEnd.

Since version 2.2 for Windows Mathematica support 
MathLink and the kernel can call a console application.

The FontEnd is desinged to communicate with 
a Mathematica kernel and your application must
act like a kernel if the FontEnd should call it.


Harold Noffke wrote:
> Hello.
> I use Mathematica 5.0 on MS-Windows 2000.  Is there any way to call
> MS-DOS applications from either the MS-Windows Notebook Front End, or
> from the MS-DOS Front End?  I can find no documentation on this topic.
> Thanks.
> Harold

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