From a cygwin command line, any way to run a normal file using the default Windows program for the file extension?

Jeremy Bopp jeremy@bopp.net
Tue Aug 24 20:23:00 GMT 2010


On 8/24/2010 3:18 PM, cygwin.t.bnelson@xoxy.net wrote:
> Is there a way to run a non-exe file so that the default program for
> the file's extension is used to open the file?  If I browse to the
> file in the Windows File Explorer I can double click the file and
> Windows will automatically start the program for that given file type.

Use the cygstart program.

-Jeremy

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