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Re: open URL programmatically?

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  • Subject: [mg85483] Re: open URL programmatically?
  • From: Szabolcs <szhorvat at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 07:09:48 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fopa2k$ahc$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Feb 11, 12:03 pm, Mark Fisher <particlefil... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I know how to create a hyperlink and click on it to go to an URL in my
> browser. But I don't know how to write a program that does that
> without making the user click. In other words, I'd like a function
> such as
>
> openURL[url]
>
> that goes to the URL in the browser. Any ideas?

On Windows one can use Run[] and start:
Run["start http://www.google.com";]


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