Hi;

I don't understand that.
1. works, 2. and 3. don't (all saved as *.rb, and run from the
commandline on win)

1.
system("start gimp")

2.
'cmd /C "start gimp"'

3.
puts `cmd /C dir`

Tobi

> 
> Example for NT/2000:
> `cmd /C dir`

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Tobias Reif
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