Launching a web browser from Squeak?

Klaus D. Witzel klaus.witzel at
Thu May 11 21:59:28 UTC 2006

Hi John,

for windoze try

  Win32Shell new shellOpen: ''

which opens the default Web browser with dimension and screen location  
default or, if the Web browser is already running, navigates to the URL. I  
use Opera on WinXP.


On Thu, 11 May 2006 23:38:02 +0200, John Maloney <jmaloney at>  

> Does anyone know how to launch a Web browser from within Squeak? I need  
> to be able to pass the URL to the browser to open. It would be really  
> great if I could also tell the browser how big to be and where to open  
> on the screen.
> I realize the solution will probably be highly platform dependent; I'm  
> interesting in solutions for Windows, Macs, and Linux.
> I'd be grateful for any tips or hints.
> Thank you!
> 	-- John

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