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Re: LinkOpen problem

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  • Subject: [mg125187] Re: LinkOpen problem
  • From: Luigi B <l.balzano at gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 06:40:33 -0500 (EST)
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Dear Christoph,
 thank you for your message.

I have tried what you suggested but with no results...
The .exe file is actually in the same directory as
NotebookDirectory[]

cheers, Luigi


On Feb 25, 7:59 am, Christoph Lhotka <christoph.lho... at fundp.ac.be>
wrote:
> 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!- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -




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