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Yes, you can double click on an external cast and it will open in
Director, if you have a copy. This is because the .cst file extension is
related to Director in the registry.
You can use the open command to open a file from a projector. If the
file is not executable and needs an application to open it, then you
need to specify the application to be used. This is an open... with ...
Alternately you can use buddyAPI or fileXtra4 to find the application
that has a particular file extension related to it.
However, if the cast that you want to open in Director is currently in
use in your projector, you may run into permission problems as well as
If you want Director users to do something with your cast, then you may
want to supply it as a library.
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It's simple enough to do, but requires dabbling with the registry.
I have an on-going project that saves cast files (with a different
extension) and a double-click on one of these files will start my
projector and have it load the selected file. Check 'the commandLine' or
baCommandArgs() to obtain the file to load once you have registry
Check out: < http://director-online.com/buildArticle.php?id=1146>
Thanks guys. You save my day. Also, note to Sean...
I tried going to the link you proived, but I get this error
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