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Alternative For Calling ActiveX Object in Open UI (Doc ID 2071007.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2018

Applies to:

Siebel CRM - Version 8.1.1.14 [IP2014] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

A requirement was desired to be able to call an 'exe' residing locally on a user's machine from within the Siebel Open UI application:


var oShell = new ActiveXObject("Shell.Application");
var commandtoRun = "C: \\test.exe";
oShell.ShellExecute(commandtoRun,"","","open","1");

Solution

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