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Re: Hyperlinks

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  • Subject: [mg98411] Re: [mg98371] Hyperlinks
  • From: peter <plindsay.0 at>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 05:54:16 -0400 (EDT)
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I'm no expert, as many will happily testify. However, as an example:


Opens a favourite children's animation sequence on my macbook using
the application VLC.



Opens a file "tbx2" written in my favourite note-taking application.

Hope this is what you were looking for


2009/4/8 A. B. <functionalcoatings at>:
> 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

Peter Lindsay

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