Various libraries have a snippet for opening files in external programs using
open (OS X), and
cmd.exe (Windows), which are frequently sources of issues which are hard to replicate and track down. I thought this could be centralized in a single package, so I wrote
I tested on Linux, but I need help from testers on Windows and OS X. If you have a minute and you are already using v0.7, please help out by running
pkg> add https://github.com/tpapp/DefaultApplication.jl julia> import DefaultApplication julia> DefaultApplication.test()
which should open a text file.