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  1. #1
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    Oct 2000
    hi guys please please please help. this is really urgent..

    The FS Command "exec" that we use in projectors are used to run applications. How can we do that on a mac?

    On a pc, we target the "exe" file, ... but on a mac?

    The situation that im in now is that my projector is required to start a director projector when a button is clicked. I can do that using the "exec" fs command, on a pc.
    But how can i do that on a mac?

    I would be really grateful if anyone can help. Or even let me know if this is not possible. thanks all.

  2. #2
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    Join Date
    Mar 2001

    exe on a mac (the 7 magic steps)

    I did a very similiar CD that required flash to boot up
    a quicktime movie. On the PC I used BAT files to do this
    and that worked well. On the Mac, the trick is to do the following:
    1) Create a CD with all your finished pieces on it
    2) Put it in the CD drive
    3) Boot up Applescipt, (comes free on a Mac)
    4) Next you simply record the actions it takes you to open the CD and double-click the director file to boot it up.
    5) As soon as you've done that stop recording your actions and save the resulting file out as an application.
    6) Burn a new CD with this application now on as well
    7) FS command it from Flash

    Basically its a small application whose sole purpose is to boot up the director file on the mac. Done deal.
    I dont know if this is the best way or not, but it works on all Macs I tested it on without any problems, regardless of OS version.

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