Can a PocketC application open other appliations

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Postby Wilko on Mon Apr 30, 2001 9:28 pm

Is it possible to get a PocketC application to open up another appliation of the Palm-sizes PC such as the Note Taker, or an MP3 player. Also is it possible to get a PocketC application to jump straight to the "File, Send To, Infrared Recipient" in the Note Taker.
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Postby guy on Tue May 01, 2001 6:07 am

Yes you can open another application, use the exec() function.

Getting the application to then do something is more difficult. You can do it if you have access to the complete Windows CE API, I don't think you can do it directly from PocketC. It's possible that you could do it with the keyevent() function, but I don't know at what level that operates. It depends on whether it's internal to the PocketC application.

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Postby Justinespinosa on Tue May 01, 2001 6:23 am

To send file throw the IR port, you don't need to use notetaker.

do like this:
exec("open","\\windows\\irsquirt.exe",full path to the file);


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Postby Wilko on Tue May 01, 2001 6:33 am

Thanks a lot
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