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Can I invoke COM-based object in JavaScript?

Apr 5th, 2008 19:20
ha mo, Jean-Bernard Valentaten, James Ji, Arsen Yeremin, Trung Nguyen,


> It only worked on IE, how I can let it works on netscape 4.7?
> ============================================================
> <html>
> <head>
> 	<title>Javascript/COM</title>
> </head>
>
> <body>
> <script>
> function OpenPrograms()
> {
>   var obj_ws = new ActiveXObject("WScript.Shell")
>   if(confirm("Do we open notepad?"))
>   {  obj_ws.Run("notepad.exe");
>   }
>   if(confirm("Do we open Paint?"))
>   {    obj_ws.Run("pbrush");
>   }
> }  
> </script>
> <a href="javascript:OpenPrograms()">Open Programs</a>
> </body>
> </html>
Well, I guess this won't work in any NN at all. ActiveX-Objects are 
MicroSoft tech and will only work in the InternetExplorer (though I 
have read that Netscape wanted to implement them in NN6.x).
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