[Sidefx-houdini-list] Render E-Mail Notification

Huey Freeman hfsidefx at gmail.com
Fri Mar 3 13:26:27 EST 2006


Thanks this works great.
I used: `system("C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe url")`
this works great. Thanks.

On 3/3/06, Rick Walia <rickw at the-mill.com> wrote:
> Huey Freeman wrote:
>
> > I'm trying write a simple script to use for email notification when my
> > renders are complete, or error out here at school. My idea was to
> > create a script to open an internet browser, and a given URL. This url
> > would be a php file which can then take care of the email portion. I
> > was looking for some insight into creating this script and what it
> > would take. I'm on windows machine, and am not sure how to get my
> > script to open up the external application. Thanks.
> >
>
>
> How about the system expression:
> system("full/path/to/my/external/application")
>
> On my machine I can run mozilla from houdini by running the system
> expression:
> `system("/usr/bin/mozilla www.google.com")`
>
> You can also use the hscript unix copmmand to run an external application.
> unix("usr/bin/mozilla www.google.com")
>
> I imagine this would work on windows too with the correct path.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> --
> Rick Walia
>
> The Mill
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