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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But it works, probably wrong syntax of giving folder path. Unfortunately, Flash won’t directly open a “. Just what I needed The EXEC fscommand could be used to launch a helper application, but unfortunately the EXEC fscommand doesn’t allow you to pass parameters to external applications so you have no way to tell the outside world which file you want to open. Is very limited in comparison to AIR. Yes unfortunately I have to use Flash Projector. The last restriction doesn’t really concern us, but if you’re trying to test your EXEC calls, being aware of it will save you some frustration.

You can use getURL to open most documents, but sometimes the document opens behind the projector. Just use the getURL function instead of the fscommand function. I’ve tried dozens of test, and nothing has worked yet. In MX, it will only call exe files located in a directory called “exec” which is one branch down from where the flash movie is stored.


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I have seen that the external file must be under the folder fscommand. AIR might be the last resort. Create a BAT file called file1.

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? But if the action script for both is: You know, so bitmaps aren’t all pixelated.

If the specified file is not found in the fscommand eexec, it won’t run. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the fscommand below. Fscommand Exec fscommand only work if you publish your Flash file as. Boy, what a day I’ve had. This change made it impossible for anyone to create any new Flash based viruses, but it also crippled the Flash projector as a tool for legitimate users by instantly rendering many free projector extension tools useless.

You do this using the “exec” command that you pass through the fscommand construct. Regards David Byng www. I didn’t get it at all.

FSCommand Exec Problem – Adobe: Flash – Tek-Tips

Thank you so much, I needed to finish a list minute job and this helped me so much! The following can apply to programs or documents.


Anyone know why the FSCommand Exec command doesn’t seem to work?

Sign rscommand using Email and Password. A typical requirement you’ll run across when developing CD based Flash projects is the need to open documents from your Flash projector. Quick Navigation ActionScript 2.

Contact us today for an hourly or fixed price quote. Now all you have to do is create a BAT file for every file you want to open and call it from Flash like this: Post as a guest Name.

Conquering FSCommand EXEC

I hope this helps! Forum Flash Help ActionScript 2. Here’s what I have working:. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. By making copies of proxy. However I found that answer and now I am not sure I can open a flash exe by another flash exe.

In that is an exe called ar5. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework. This entry was posted by Aaron West on October 29, at 2: Mainly Flash and Authorware content built into projectors.

There’s only one problem with this scenario.