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Re: How to call an external program from Mathematica?
Use SystemOpen --David On Jan 11, 5:30 am, Alexei Boulbitch <Alexei.Boulbi... at iee.lu> wrote: > Dear Community, > > could you please give a hint of how to call an external program from > Mathematica slide show presentation. > > I have situations with say, movies that are too heavy to insert them > directly into the Mathematica notebook. However, I need to demonstrate > them within a presentation. In another situation I needed to start in > the middle of a presentation a PowerPoint file and show its part. > > To do this I tried Hyperlink, but Mathematica opens the file in question > (as if it would be a Mathematica file) instead of launching it. > > It would be very nice, if one may make a button or alike in the notebook > just to rapidly launch the needed movie when necessary. > > Thank you in advance, Alexei > > -- > Alexei Boulbitch, Dr., habil. > Senior Scientist > > IEE S.A. > ZAE Weiergewan > 11, rue Edmond Reuter > L-5326 Contern > Luxembourg > > Phone: +352 2454 2566 > Fax: +352 2454 3566 > > Website:www.iee.lu > > This e-mail may contain trade secrets or privileged, undisclosed or other= wise confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient and ha= ve received this e-mail in error, you are hereby notified that any review, = copying or distribution of it is strictly prohibited. Please inform us imme= diately and destroy the original transmittal from your system. Thank you fo= r your co-operation.