Create Autorun CD Menu

Create Autorun CD Menu on portable media such as CD, DVD and USB Drive

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Examples

Starting a Software Application





The following example demonstrates how to link a software application to a button. With the exception of standard Windows programs such as Notepad, all the programs to which you link will have to be recorded onto your CD too. Make sure you take copyright issues into account. Please bear in mind, too, that many programs need additional DLLs, which also have to be burnt onto your CD.

In this example, we will be starting the application "clock.exe" in the sub-folder "bin".


It's possible to handover file information using the run time parameters for lots of software applications. You will have to refer to the program's documentation to find out if run time parameters exist and, if so, what they are.

In this example, we will be starting the "PicturePlayer" application in the sub-folder "images". The run-time parameter "/show" tells PicturePlayer to display the "image01.jpg" image file (in the same folder as PicturePlayer) as a single image.

IMPORTANT
CDMenuPro Editor does not replace any path entries within the parameter field with the macro "_CURRENTDIR_".
If you want to enter files into the parameter filed, you will have to enter the path to correspond to the application or you will have to apply the "_CURRENTDIR_" macro by hand, which will give the file a path corresponding to the directory containing CD_Start.exe.