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How to create a push button to launch an external application.

Issue

How to create a push button to launch an external application.

Environment

Continuum Cyberstation

Cause

Not sure how to open an external application from the Continuum Menu pages.

Resolution

To setup a button to run an external application, you can create a hotspot on a Menu page that when clicked, runs the application.

1. On the menu you want to add the button; right-click and select Edit.
2. Click and draw a rectangle.
3. Right click the rectangle and select Properties.
4. Edit the hotspot by giving a name, selecting Control to be Execute, select the application you want to run using the Open field, then tick "Make hotspot look like a windows button", and type a display label in the Button field.

5. Hit OK, then save and run the page.
6. Test that it works by pressing the button you just created.
 

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