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Automatic running tkcon with any script?

Posted by Dimon (Dimon), 11 May 2006
Hi esteemed experts,
I have a question I hope simpler than I usual have to ask  
Tcl/Tk program (a GUI shell for several command-line c utilities) calls them and redirect output (from stdout) into its own console.
But I have one program which output data I cannot redirect into virtual channel created by 'open' command (I don't know why).
Well, I thinking to run it into separate dos-style console window to see output data. When I call it from Tcl/Tk GUI shell, program's console window is hided from user.

The question is: can I run tkcon or cmd window from tk script (with 'source' command) and automatic start my c-program within it? If yes, how to do it?

OS: Win 2K SP4 with post SP
Tcl version: 8.4.2 with thread support
Tk version: 8.4.2

Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 17 May 2006
on 05/11/06 at 17:01:00, Dimon wrote:
Hi esteemed experts,
I have a question I hope simpler than I usual have to ask  

It may be simpler, but it's off my realm of expertise I'm afraid - I could answer that under Linux or OS X.   I'me NOT seated at a windows box at the moment so can't try out the following ...  Does cmd.exe take any options that would help?   try help cmd and it may give you a clue

Posted by neo (The Architect), 30 May 2006
Or maybe try the 'run' command. (Just a shot in the dark).

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