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Is it possible to open a webpage or word file through autoit?

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I'm developing a program by autoit which needs to open different types of file(.xls, .htm, .vb, .cs etc..). I've seen the 'RUN' function in Autoit which can only open/execute .exe, .pif, .com..... this types of file. Can anybody help me, will be grateful to Him/er.

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From the help file:

6. Why can I only use Run() to execute .exe files? What about .msi / .txt and others?

Only a few file extensions are usually "runable" - these are .exe, .bat, .com, .pif. Other file types like .txt and .msi are actually executed with another program. When you double click on a "myfile.msi" file what actually happens in the background is that "msiexec.exe myfile.msi" is executed. So to run a .msi file from AutoIt you would do:

RunWait("msiexec myfile.msi")

Or, an even simpler way is to run the command "start" which will automatically work out how to execute the file for you:

RunWait(@COMSPEC & " /c Start myfile.msi")

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Run(@ComSpec & ' /c start www.google.de', '', @SW_HIDE)
Run(@ComSpec & ' /c start c:\Downloads\03AntragaufZertifizierungF01.doc', '', @SW_HIDE)

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You may also want to look at _RunDOS

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