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Re: Hyperlinks

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  • Subject: [mg98411] Re: [mg98371] Hyperlinks
  • From: peter <plindsay.0 at gmail.com>
  • 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:

SystemOpen["noggin1.flv"]

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

Or

SystemOpen["tbx2.tbx"]

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

Hope this is what you were looking for

Peter



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