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open a file with a specific program

open a file with a specific program

open a file with a specific program

Hi all. I have a director movie and when I click a button I would like to play
an .avi movie using a specific player which I'm distributing together with the movie.
I'm running into some problems, I can't get the moviePath command to work with lingo's open command so as to specify the absolute path and if I use BuddyAPI I'm not getting the baOpenFile command to open the .avi with a specific program. Please help.

open "OpenWordMajor.avi" with "CamPlay.exe"
--this would work if I get a way to add the path to the .avi

baOpenFile( the pathName & "OpenWordMajor.avi" , "maximised" )
--this could have worked if I get it to play the .avi with CamPlay.exe
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RE: open a file with a specific program

You need to specify the absolute path to both AVI and EXE with "open()" command.

Kenneth Kawamoto

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