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Re: create a "real" windows shortcut ??
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Re: create a "real" windows shortcut ??
- From: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 09:43:04 +0200
- References: <200108070726.DAA12671@ns1.das.harvard.edu>
On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 03:26:30AM -0400, George Planansky wrote:
> How to create a windows shortcut to a file,
> under cygwin?
> E.g., I'd like to create a
> desktop shortcut to a /usr/local/bin/backup.bat file,
> 1. when clicked on by the user on the desktop,
> will run /usr/local/bin/backup.bat .
> 2. will open /usr/local/bin/backup.bat in wordpad,
> so the user can edit that file.
> using ln -s ..., I can get (1) but not (2) to work.
You can't. What happens on (2)? Does it start notepad?
You'll have to change the association of the .bat suffix
to wordpad in Windows.
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