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Indrani125
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Open Application

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How can I open application (ex-worpad or any other)through WinCC OA? Can we use System() for it?

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adaneau
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Hey,

Yes system() will work fine, just find the good path to the .exe.

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Alexandre

Indrani125
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I tried to open notepad but did not work.only command prompt is getting opened.Can you help?
main()


{


system("start cmd /start Notepad.exe");

}

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leoknipp
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You can try it without "start cmd /start" and start only "Notepad.exe".
Possibly you have to use the full path to start an application.

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Leopold Knipp
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