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Creating a Firefox desktop shortcut opening certain url?

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Hello

Propably a lame question, but bear with me:

- how can I create a desktop shortcut launching certain URL in Firefox (making FF a default browser is not an option?)

thx

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Use "FileCreateShortcut", call the FireFox.exe and pass the URL as parameter

Edited by water

My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2017-04-18 - Version 1.4.8.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2017-02-27 - Version 1.3.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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Oh, a déjà-vu :D


My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2017-04-18 - Version 1.4.8.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2017-02-27 - Version 1.3.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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FileCreateShortcut('C:Program Files (x86)Mozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe -new-window http://www.google.fi', @DesktopDir & "test.lnk")

>> no success

FileCreateShortcut('"C:Program Files (x86)Mozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe" -new-window http://www.google.fi', @DesktopDir & "test.lnk")

>> no success

I am propably missing something here...

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Please (re)read the docu of function FileCreateShortcut. You have to use at least two parameters.

Or use FileGetShortcut on a shortcut that works and see what you get.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2017-04-18 - Version 1.4.8.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2017-02-27 - Version 1.3.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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Of course :D

FileCreateShortcut("C:Program Files (x86)Mozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe", @DesktopCommonDir & "test.lnk", "", "-new-window http://www.google.fi")

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