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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So the answer might be the case but I don’t know. You can imagine how useful this is for creating custom, Flash-based software installers, but the road doesn’t fxcommand there. You must give the command “exec” and the filename to execute an external file. As far as calling ecexcuatble is concerned, what version of flash are you using?

This compensation fsxommand impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. Sounds like a big breakthrough. Unfortunately, Flash won’t directly open a “. Sign up using Facebook. I didn’t get fsclmmand at all. 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.

Mainly Flash and Authorware content built into projectors. And this is the code; private function Fnc e: Fscommand Exec won’t work from a.

Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation. Forum Flash Help ActionScript 2. Email Required, but never shown. It just doesn’t work. This fscommand folder must be placed in the same directory as the Flash file that will execute the file.


When I finally got all the info, I decided to write a tutorial so that nobody would EVER have to go through that big mess called fscommand. This produced a problem. However, I am using Flash 5 and have tried this on several computers where there is a variation between Player 5 and 6. 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.

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Thanks for the detailed reply, but this isn’t going to be used on an HTML page On a button, I have the following actions: There are four key restrictions that you have to keep in mind when working with the EXEC fscommand and standalone Flash projectors.

This entry was posted by Aaron West on October 29, at 2: At the same time, I needed to retain the directory structure that each of the content fscomamnd relied on. Yes unfortunately I have to use Flash Projector.

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Fscommand EXEC Tutourial (executing external files)

A typical requirement you’ll run across when developing CD based Flash projects is the need to open documents from your Flash projector. Its a shame it won’t launch PDFs If you rename the proxy utility to xyz.

Place your PDF document called file1. In MX, eexec will only call exe files located in a directory called “exec” which is fscom,and branch down from where the flash movie is stored. Next, it might be a good idea to tell Flash about this. We make the best swf2exe tool on the market and we create custom software solutions for clients all over the world.

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In AIR calling external exe would be very easy, in Flash Projector there’s always a security sandbox issue possible. Thank you once again.

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. Create a BAT file called file1. Hope that can help. fsdommand

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