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How to open an excel or word document by pressing from my application menu [message #80423] Wed, 18 September 2002 18:28 Go to next message
LALA
Messages: 18
Registered: August 2002
Junior Member
hi all,

just wanted to know if somebody knows how to open an excel document or word document from the menu or by clicking a button. You see, I have a word document that contains document like a help file, i wanted my user to view this, when pressing a command from my menu, anyone, pls help.........
Re: How to open an excel or word document by pressing from my application menu [message #80425 is a reply to message #80423] Thu, 19 September 2002 07:27 Go to previous message
Julie
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Registered: February 2002
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If you are web deployed you can use web.show_document. It will open the appropriate program depending on the file type.

web.show_document(v_url, '_BLANK');
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