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Author Topic: Portable Application Wrapper  (Read 10848 times)

wraith808

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Portable Application Wrapper
« on: March 14, 2009, 08:07 PM »
Portable Application Wrapper
version 1.0 03/15/2009

Portable Application Wrapper is a small application designed to do one thing; launch another application.  It was inspired by geek.Menu's insistence that an application be in the root of the installation path in order to add it to the menu.

Instructions are in the text file included with the application, and you can download it here.

Feedback is appreciated and if you have any questions or problems, post them here.

Thanks!

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Re: Portable Application Wrapper
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2009, 08:22 PM »
Downloading...

Maybe a post @ The Portable Freeware Collection Forum would yield good feedback as well.

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Re: Portable Application Wrapper
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2009, 10:28 PM »
Thanks!  I posted it there.  Hope it helps you!

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Re: Portable Application Wrapper
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2009, 08:45 AM »
It seems to me this tool is only helpful if one is using geek.Menu. Is that correct?

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Re: Portable Application Wrapper
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2009, 08:52 AM »
No, that is incorrect.  PortableApps.com menu uses the same system (geek.Menu is a fork of that), and also in any case where you need to launch an application from a different location than the executable lies it would work- sort of a portable shortcut... perhaps I need to rename it to Portable Shortcut or something like that, and perhaps enhance it so that the application doesn't need to be in a sub directory of the shortcut...

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Re: Portable Application Wrapper
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2009, 09:20 AM »
another nice feature might be if you could configure the tool to open the target app with specified commandline options.

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Re: Portable Application Wrapper
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2009, 10:40 AM »
That's already available :)  In the configuration file, there is a parameters xml tag that handles that.

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Re: Portable Application Wrapper
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2009, 10:48 AM »
ah very nice!

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Re: Portable Application Wrapper
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2009, 12:04 AM »
This is my free tool for opening programs
It is on my site
http://www.limelect....rams/MultiLaunch.zip

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Re: Portable Application Wrapper
« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2009, 09:19 AM »
Please make your own thread, and don't hijack this one... I know it's not seen much activity, but still...  :huh:

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Re: Portable Application Wrapper
« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2010, 02:08 PM »
on vista ultimate 32 bits, I have access violation at address 403D5000.Read of address 403D5000 :(