Anukul Singhal wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I wanted to know if there is any utility present in ruby through which
> we can invoke an external windows app (notepad.exe) or any exe.
> 
> Can anyone please help me with the relevant code in ruby which can do
> so?
> 
> Thanks,
> Anukul

The short way:


`notepad`

Note these are backticks, not single quotes. Ruby will wait until 
notepad is finished. If the waiting is not desired, this is an option:

system("start notepad")
system("calc")

Possibly you have to provide the full path to the executable.

Regards,

Siep


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