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Re: Hyperlinks

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  • Subject: [mg98420] Re: Hyperlinks
  • From: "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 05:56:19 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <grhp6g$mgo$>

If you have v.7  you're lucky because you'll be able to use the new
SystemOpen function.

Cheers -- Sjoerd

On Apr 8, 11:02 am, "A. B." <functionalcoati... at> wrote:
> Dear Mathematica experts,
> Hyperlinks in notebooks can only link to tagged cells in the notebook or to
> URLs on the web, or so it seems.
> I would find it useful to be able to link to an external file (not a
> notebook nor a text file) and having the file opened by the default external
> application that handles the given file type.
> Would it be possible to implement this, maybe programmatically (functions
> sending commands to the operating system ? Applescript ?) ?
> Many thanks.
> A. Berkani

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