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Re: Launching IDL App. From Icon

Aaron Birenboim (aaron@shimi.swcp.com) writes:

>  have developed an IDL application for a customer who
> has FULL IDL licenses.  
> However, the users of this application will not know IDL.
> (Several people using the same computer, what a concept!)
> How can I get a pretty icon on the desktop to launch my app
> from the desktop?
> I don't want the "common" usert to be able to tell that
> my App is in IDL.  Just click on an icon, and a GUI
> pops up, just liek everything else on Windoze.
> Can this be done?
> In UNIX, I'd write a script to launch command-line IDL and
> run my app.  But they took out command line support under WIN32

Here is an article that explains the process on Windoze:




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