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Find And Run Robot / Launch Method: Method 2 - ShellExecuteEx
« on: September 02, 2008, 06:21 AM »
The two launch methods are either ShellExecute or ShellExecuteEx.  But as I don't understand the difference between these two API functions I'm not sure what the difference is. Can anybody provide an explanation.

I ask because at some point I switched to method 2 (either I was just playing around or it was to solve some issue). The problem is that method 2 doesn't launch RDP (remote desktop configuration files) I get an error "The parameter is incorrect".

If it helps these are RDP files (and not shortcuts to RDP files) in the start menu. They work fine if I use the start menu to launch them.


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Find And Run Robot / ctrl+Space : Anyway to stop it
« on: August 26, 2008, 02:12 PM »
Is there anyway to stop FARR using the Ctrl+Space hotkey to open itself up? 

I have another application that uses Ctrl+Space (just within the application not as a universal hotkey) and I can't use it because FARR takes control as soon as I press Ctrl+Space. I only use Break to launch FARR so the loss of Ctrl+Space wouldn't affect me, but I guess it would affect others. Is there an option to turn this on/off or even better a way to set a custom key combination to launch FARR?

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Find And Run Robot / Launch History and non-program items
« on: June 27, 2008, 01:19 PM »
I can see that launch history records the programs the get launched, but can it store other things?

For example:

If I type "Search" then FARR will list the results from the search alias (google, yahoo, msn ...). I can just press Enter and the first entry will be used.  But suppose I choose "ask" from the list (number 5 on the list I see), it opens up ASK in my browser. Fine so far.

Now if I type "Search" again I get exactly the same results in the original order. So even if I keep selecting the "ASK" entry it never rises up the list to become the default.

Is there any way the launch history can remember things like this as well?

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Find And Run Robot / HTMLViewer and CSS
« on: June 26, 2008, 10:20 AM »
Is there any way to get a webpage to open in the viewer and then apply a local CSS file to it.

It seems to me that a lot of webpages have useful information on them but just occupy too much space on screen to work nicely in the viewer. I was wondering if you could specify the URL and the CSS name in the FARR's Alias. FARR would then open the URL in the mini-viewer and then apply the CSS. The CSS would then strip away all the unwanted bits.

I guess there are ways to do this with some of the existing add-ins or a new add-in. I just wondered if there was something more simple available.

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Find And Run Robot / Searching network shares
« on: June 24, 2008, 01:00 PM »
If, for example, I type "C:\" then I can browse through the c drive. I can also get to sub folders by typing "c:\windows\" for example

Is there any way this can be done for network shares without mapping them to a drive letter. For example if I type "\\servername\" then can FARR list the shares on the server. Windows explorer can do this sort of thing so I assume suitable APIs exist.

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