Batch files are useful for all kinds of different tasks. In this two part tutorial we will firstly look at how you make a batch file to 'explore a cd'. Then in the second installment we will look at how we can employ a batch file to open a text file with the default program'. After reading these tutorials you will be able to experiment with batch files and create your own. So let's begin.
To create a .bat that will explore a directory:
1. Open up Notepad and type in:
start @ECHO OFF explorer D:\
The 'explorer D:\' line tells the program to start windows explorer and browse
the D:\ drive, you can always specify a directory to explore also eg. D:\images\mypic
etc, for any directory you want to explore.
2. Save type as an "All Files (*.*)" with the filename of your choice ending in .bat, I chose mydoc.bat.
3. In your flash movie you can run this program by putting the following code into a symbol.
On (Release) FS Command ("Exec", "mydoc.bat") End On
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