Regular API function

simLaunchExecutable / sim.launchExecutable

Description Launches an executable. Similar to os.execute or io.popen, but is system independent.
C/C++
synopsis
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parameters
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return value
Lua synopsis sim.launchExecutable(string filename,string parameters='',int showStatus=1)
Lua parameters
filename: file name of the executable. If the filename starts with '@', then it will be considered as a system command, otherwise the current directory might be automatically prepended to the filename if it makes sense.
parameters: optional input arguments
showStatus: 0 to hide the application's window, 1 to show it. Works only with Windows OS.
Lua return values
Python synopsis sim.launchExecutable(string filename,string parameters='',int showStatus=1)