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proasp_codeclinic thread: Launch Local Application


Message #1 by "Andreas Aulin" <akaulin@o...> on Thu, 27 Sep 2001 08:27:49
Is there a way of getting an application eg Outlook or Notepad to launch on
the client machine, as opposed to the server?

Thanks

Alex


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joe Sabado [mailto:joe.sabado@g...]
> Sent: 27 June, 2001 10:20 AM
> To: Code Clinic;
> Subject: [proasp_codeclinic] RE: Launch Local Application
>
>
> aspexec
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andreas Aulin [mailto:akaulin@o...]
> Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2001 8:28 AM
> To: Code Clinic
> Subject: [proasp_codeclinic] Launch Local Application
>
>
> I want to be able to launch a local application from an ASP
> page. I have
> made a vbscript, using the Wscript component to accomplish this:
>
> <SCRIPT language="vbscript">
> set WshShell = Createobject("Wscript.shell")
> WshShell.run "winword.exe", 3, False
> </SCRIPT>
>
> The problem with this is that I dont know which versions of
> Windows the
> Wscript component is included with, and another thing is that
> IE asks if I
> want to run some ActiveX Components if I have not marked them
> as enabled
> in the security settings.
> Do any of you know if there is any better method to do this, with or
> without ActiveX Components?
>
> Best Regards
> Andreas Aulin
> Norway
>
> alex@v...
> $subst('Email.Unsub')
>
>


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