Questions on calling external executables, not necessarily through MathLink.

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How to launch the browser with a given url programatically? [duplicate]

The front-end can do this already for hyperlinks... I was wonder how to do this in general.
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Mathematica is getting slow when repeatedly calling an external program

I found a strange phenomenon that Mathematica is getting slow when I repeatedly called an external program by using ReadList. For example, the following code will display a significant increase of CPU ...
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Running external program from command line

This command works on Windows: ReadList["!" <> "echo hello", String] Assuming the "!" suggests Windows command shell (verified as ...
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Exchange variable value between Mathematica and Autohotkey script

I have a script written with AutoHotkey and would like to send some data to and from Mathematica. For now I am using the CopyToClipboard[] function in Mathematica ...
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How to use RunProcess to run python interpreter

In a related question How to use RunProcess to import external function? @taliesin provides a very nice answer illustrating using RunProcess to launch a GO http server. Has anyone, or does anyone ...
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Exporting Classify Models

Currently I have created a simple classifier to classify sentiment from a string of text (or a tweet). The code is very basic and looks something like this: ...
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Can't get the most basic WSTP demo (addtwo.c) to build and link. Help?

I am trying to use WSTP and started with the addtwo demo. I converted the template file to C using wsprep, then in Visual Studio 2013, added that, the addtwo.c file, the wstp libraries and the header ...
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Interact with external program

I'm using NMinimize with Mathematica 7 using an external Fortran program to get the target value to minimize. I'm doing it using RunThrough with the variables as ...
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strange behavior when calling external linux command

My platform is Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.1. When calling several external linux commands as the following: ...
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How to close external app from Mathematica?

Is there any analogue to SystemOpen for closing applications from Mathematica? Documentation says: SystemOpen["file"] is essentially equivalent to double-clicking the file icon in your operating ...
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RunProcess with mdfind and -onlyin option

I have problems running the bash code mdfind -onlyin /some/folder my_string This works on the terminal, but if I try ...
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How to programmatically extract mathematical formulas from Word with Mathematica 9?

I have a bunch of(1000+) Microsoft Word document in .Docx format. How can I programmatically extract the mathematical formulas from MS Word using Mathematica 9? This is what example looks like (or ...
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Is it possible to pipe the output of EvaluationMonitor to Excel?

I have an EvaluationMonitor setup to capture the points processed by NIntegrate. This is a case where the same function, integrated over the same region in cartesian coordinates yields a dramatically ...
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How to call external commands with parameters on Win7?

I'm trying to use the Win7 command prompt from a Mathematica notebook. I'd like to do a couple simple things, but I can't seem to get the syntax straight: open explorer.exe in a specific location ...
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Error when implementing StartProcess[] in loops (Do, While, Table)

I'm using Mathematica to control another program (Surface Evolver) through the terminal (ie using StartProcess[]; and ...
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Calling Sage functions from Mathematica

I recently found a very useful open-source math software called Sage, which provides many useful functions lacking in Mathematica. Since I'm more used to the Mathematica language instead of the ...
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How to get output from standard error in command line?

I'm trying to run some external command line program in Mathematica, and I have problem getting the output. For example, ...
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Attempt to Run[“inkskape”] fails

I wrote a little script to convert various graphics files (.ps, .eps, .pdf) to the raster ones (.png). Export[out, Import[in], ImageSize -> size] fails for some ...
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Operations perform differently in notebook and terminal interfaces

The following command executed on a Raspberry Pi equipped with a RaspiCam behaves differently depending on whether the command is run from the terminal (via ...
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Error loading shared library libML64i3.so

I'm trying to call Mathematica from C. I'm following the example http://mathematica.stackexchange.com/a/32864/14301 with ...
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Running a shell script within Mathematica

The title pretty much explains it and I have not found something similar already posted. Perhaps I am not searching for the correct title or maybe this is something very basic, but I would appreciate ...
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Setting bash environment within external call

I would like to run external command from Mathematica. For this I need to have bash environment configured via reading the content of ${HOME}/.bashrc file. When I ...
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Identify / change working directory for the InstallableNET runtime

I am currently attempting to use .NET/link to call a third party DLL from Mathematica using DLLDefinedFunction. I have been able to link against and call many of ...
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Using Read for calling external command does not release file handle

The standard and robust method for piping to/from external commands under Windows is to create a temporary file, save the input into it, pipe it to the command and save its output to a second file. ...
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calling a batch or executable application on Windows

How to run a batch file, send commands and collects output on windows Run["!C:\\runme.bat"] it outputs 1 and a window appears and then disappears. I also want ...
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Is it possible to interact with an external program's command-line interface?

I am performing a calculation in Mathematica which relies on calls to an external program that acts as a black box for calculating a function $f$, and I would like to know if it is possible for ...
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Example program for calling Mathematica from C

I want to call Mathematica from a C program. Suppose I have two numbers x = 2 and y = 3. I want to define ...
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How can I run .exe file in Mathematica

we have a .exe file. It takes input as .txt file and gives output as another .txt file. ...
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CCodeGenerate and calling external functions

Is it possible to use CCodeGenerate to generate code which calls functions from other C libraries? For example, I would like to do something like this: ...
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How to run an external program in parallel with a Mathematica package?

Under Mathematica 8 (Linux x84_64) I was able to run an external program in parallel from a Mathematica package. However this procedure breaks down under Mathematica 9. Within my Mathematica package ...
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Get both output and return code of external program

Run["program"] will run an external program and return the return code. Import["!program", "String"] will run the program and ...
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RefProp in Mathematica

RefProp by NIST is a program that calculates the thermodynamic properties of fluids. I need to call certain RefProp functions ...
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Evaluate while external command is being run [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computing Many Slow I/O Operations I'm launching an external command with the Mathematica front end that takes two arguments: ...
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Calling MATLAB from Mathematica

How can I call MATLAB functions directly from Mathematica and transfer data/variables between the two systems?
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Automating FTP upload within Mathematica?

I have MMA-generated html and would like to automate uploading to a named directory to a web host via SFTP or HTTP POST, ideally without creating local temp files. The closest question I could find on ...
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How to create FORTRAN Cell?

I want to create a FORTRAN cell in Mathematica. ...
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Calling external commands without showing command prompt on windows

I'm playing around with some code that's calling external command-line commands on a windows platform, and when doing this, the command prompt will pop up quickly and then disappear. This is not a ...