[pdftex] Launching an application

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Sat Aug 27 20:11:48 CEST 2005

On Sat, Aug 27, 2005 at 08:13:26AM -0000, shiva shankar shankar wrote:

>  I am using pdflatex and hyperref package for my           
> documentation and in that i want to add a button or a link, 
> if i click that link or button it should launch some specified 
> application  with some arguments which will vary. 



However, the PDF specification supports arguments for Windows only.

Thus AR/Win starts program "application" with options "arguments",
AR/Unix or AR/Mac start program "application" without options.
Both after confirming some dialogs.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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