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Sets the path to be launched.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
RunTask 3.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS and Windows ❌ No


This function was deprecated. Use Shell functions instead.

MBS( "RunTask.SetLaunchPath"; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example
Path The new path for current working directory. "notepad.exe"


Returns OK or error.


Sets the path to be launched.


Launch a Java application on Mac:

MBS( "RunTask.NewTask" )
# you launch java
MBS( "RunTask.SetLaunchPath"; "/usr/bin/java" )
# and pass jar file as arguments followed by other arguments
MBS( "RunTask.SetArguments"; "-jar" ; "/Applications/test/java.jar"; "Hello" )
MBS( "RunTask.Launch")

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 13th June 2020

RunTask.SetCurrentDirectoryPath - RunTask.SetVerb