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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I didn’t get it at all. By making copies of proxy. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

But if the action script for both is: Everything else I looked up didn’t work, fsco,mand saved my ass, thank you!!!!! Thank you so much, I needed to finish a list minute job and this helped me so much! I remember reading somewhere it said that Flash Player 6 won’t allow you to launch exe files as a security measure.

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 execc open. Its a shame it won’t launch PDFs It’s dxec to cscommand and it’s free. Quick Navigation ActionScript 2. This is a security measure. You know, so bitmaps aren’t all pixelated. However, I am using Flash 5 and have tried this on several computers where there is a variation between Player 5 and 6.


Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. The macromedia documentation is very vague on fscommand exec, glad to have come upon this post. 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.

In flashplayer 5, its a little tougher because a patch came out that doenst allow it to execute exe files. You must give the command “exec” and the filename to execute an external file. Here’s what I have working: I’m subscribing to your RSS, hehe. A typical requirement you’ll run across when developing CD based Flash projects is the need to open documents from your Flash projector.

I have seen that the external file must be under the folder fscommand. Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation.

When Vscommand 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 is the same command as I have used before and it worked fine.

One solution to get around the limitations of the EXEC fscommand is to create one exectuable file for each file fsclmmand you want to open, but what can you do if you don’t know how to make EXE files?

Thank you once again. Forum Flash Help ActionScript 2. You may have to register before you can post: So, our batch file is obviously calling the nameaddress Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.


Conquering FSCommand EXEC

I recently had the need to create a Flash projector file that had the ability to launch any kind of executable content. Give your button the following actions: The code in the projecter launcher. Rename the copy of proxy. Sign up using Facebook.

But here I found the solution. Well, here is the big whammy. Anyone got any ideas because if I can’t get this to work then the menu I’m working on is pretty pointless You cannot create subfolders within the fscommand folder and call executables in those subfolders.

Flash Projector have limited rights to user computers and files. First of all thank you Aaron West for posting this, I read too many tutorials about the fscommand, but none of them were helpful. There are four key restrictions that you have to keep in mind when working with the EXEC fscommand and standalone Flash projectors. Email Required, but never shown. I have problem opening external exe file by clicking a button in Flash projector. Now, all we have to do is make a.

Just use the getURL function instead of the fscommand function.

Fscommand EXEC Tutourial (executing external files)

Close this window and log in. If the specified file is not found in the fscommand folder, it won’t run. Definitely worth a read. It’s inferred by Flash.

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