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RE: Opening Files In Excel & Word On 2000
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Seth Rubin <srubin at thoughtprocess dot com>
- Cc: steve <beforewisdom at yahoo dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2003 21:51:35 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: RE: Opening Files In Excel & Word On 2000
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
Yeah, and "cygstart" will even understand POSIX paths and translate them
for you... ;-)
On Fri, 31 Oct 2003, Seth Rubin wrote:
> This may not apply, (sorry haven't been following thread) but in case you
> didn't know...
> the START command under Windows will open a file according to its extension.
> start xyz.xls -- opens xyz.xls in Excel
> start xyz.doc -- opens xyz.doc in Word
> start xyz.htm -- opens xyz.htm in Internet Explorer (or whichever browser is
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of steve
> Sent: Friday, October 31, 2003 2:01 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Opening Files In Excel & Word On 2000
> I've made some scripts that enable me to open Word & Excel from bash on
> Win 2000.
> The problem is I can't get either app to open the file I type on the
> command line with the name of my script :).
> Does anyone have scripts for opening files with Word and/or Excel from
> the command line?
> Thanks in advance
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