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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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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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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 ...