Re: LinkOpen problem

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg125164] Re: LinkOpen problem*From*: Christoph Lhotka <christoph.lhotka at fundp.ac.be>*Date*: Sat, 25 Feb 2012 01:57:06 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com*References*: <201202221031.FAA20783@smc.vnet.net>

Hi, first try NotebookDirectory[] to see the path where Mathematica looks for the executable. Use SetDirectory[] to change to the directory where the .exe file is or copy the .exe file to the path given by NotebookDirectory[]. Best, Christoph On 02/22/2012 11:31 AM, Luigi B wrote: > Dear All, > I use to run a local installation of Mathematica 8 on a Windows 7 > machine. > To "talk" to an external program (dos executable-> myprog.exe), I used > the following code: > > command = "myprog"<> macro; > LinkOpen[ command] > > Probably this is not the most elegant solution but it worked! > > Now I am running a remote installation of Mathematica 8 on a windows > xp machine and the same command does not work anylonger. The error I > get is: > > LinkOpen::linke: Could not find MathLink executable.>> > > and a window opens that asks me to "Choose a MathLink program to > launch". > > Can anyone help me with this? > > thanks, Luigi > > > PS: I have also tried Run[command] but no results! >

**References**:**LinkOpen problem***From:*Luigi B <l.balzano@gmail.com>