Dispatching default application for file, cross platform.

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Wed Aug 22 12:04:28 CEST 2007


Tim Golden wrote:

> Hendrik van Rooyen wrote:
>> How do I do the equivalent of clicking (in SuSe) or double clicking (in
>> Windows) on a file?
>> 
>> In effect I want to tell the OS - take this file and feed it to the
>> application that is registered for it.

> os.startfile

Unfortunately this is Windows-only. 
For KDE you can use

$ kfmclient exec yourfile

Peter



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