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Re: error: w32-shell-execute is void


From: David Fisher
Subject: Re: error: w32-shell-execute is void
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 23:39:43 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

David Hanak <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, 16 Jun 2004, David Fisher <address@hidden wrote:
> 
> > I'm trying to click web links in gnus 5.9.0 and I get the message
> >
> > browse-url-default-windows-browser: Symbol's function definition
> > is void: w32-shell-execute
> >
> > So I go to my .emacs and add
> >
> > (setq w32-shell-execute "explorer.exe")
> 
> w32-shell-execute should be built-in a function, not a variable:

[...]

> 
> Are you using GNU/Emacs within Cygwin, or NT Emacs?  I use NT Emacs
> and have no problem at all.

[...]

Thanks, I'm using Cygwin.  A post I found searching google sugested
the (setq solution and I got it stuck in my head that it was a
variable.  I'll just have to dig up a function definition now.

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