How to launch a Windows Explorer showing the files in a specific folder from a Graphic object.

Issue

Need to have a button on a Graphic that upon user click will launch Windows Explorer to show the contents of a particular folder in the PC

Product Line

SmartStruxure Solution

Environment

Enterprise Folder

WorkStation

Windows

Cause

Documentation

Resolution

  1. Add a button to the Graphic
  2. In design mode go to the Snippets components and drag the 'Execute' snippet to the button
  3. Under the Script Block Execute specify the full path to the program to run (in this case C:\Windows\Explorer.exe and the ProgramOptions in this case the folder location to display.