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Re: command to open Windows Explorer window "here"?
- From: Dean Austin <dean at agrosevilla-usa dot com>
- To: Doug Landauer <tmp at i dot am>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 16:36:04 -0400
- Subject: Re: command to open Windows Explorer window "here"?
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On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 02:01:51PM -0700, Doug Landauer wrote:
> [This followup was posted to gmane.os.cygwin and a copy was sent to the
> cited author.]
> Does cygwin include a command-line command that would open a
> WindowsExplorer window pointing at the current directory?
> Mac OS X has a command in Terminal called "open" that will decide which
> application is the "right" one to use for just about any argument you
> give it. When you say "open ." in Terminal, it will open a Finder
> window looking at that directory (".", i.e., the current directory). So
> I'm wondering whether cygwin on Windows has a similar function just to
> that subset of what Mac OS X's "open" can do.
If no one else has answered this, try "man cygstart". cygstart --open
should give you what you're looking for.
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