Greetings all, I am trying to use fscommand in a Flash file to open a through a batch file. The ActionScript in my Flash movie is attached to a button. Fscommand EXEC Tutourial (executing external files). Yo, people! Boy, what a day I’ve had. I went all over the Flash Kit boards, looking for help. fscommand(“exec”,” /C start “); I have pdf files in the root directory with the projector file as well as a sub directory called ‘fscommand’.

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Thank you once again. Fscommamd this is the code; private function Fnc e: This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. Boy, what a day I’ve had. At the same time, I needed to retain the directory structure that each of the content pieces relied on.

Register now while it’s still free! Fscommand Exec won’t work from a. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail. Its a shame it won’t launch PDFs The fscommand command in Flash gives fscommans the ability to run virtually any Windows application that resides on a client machine.


It’s probably used in their other installers as well, I just don’t have them. It will launch PDF’s. You can imagine how useful this is for creating custom, Flash-based software installers, fsconmand the road doesn’t end there.

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Anyone know why the FSCommand Exec command doesn’t seem to work? There are four key restrictions that you execc to keep in mind when working with the EXEC fscommand and standalone Flash projectors. All times are GMT Unfortunately, Flash won’t directly open a “.

Do you have to use Flash Projector?

It just doesn’t work. Of course it can, it’s just an exe like any other exe file! I don’t know why a flash projector can not open another one!! Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!


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You saved my behind! Fscommxnd by Aaron West at 2: You never know when a post is going to make itsel useful. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read fscommanc updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. One solution to get around the limitations of the EXEC fscommand is to create one exectuable file for each file that you want to open, but what can you do if you don’t know how to make EXE files?

The solution is to create a batch file. I can succesfully open other exe s like Windows Media Player.

The code in the projecter launcher. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled.