I have not tried this program, but what happens if you change the
program associated with DDB files to CONTROL LAUNCHER?


On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 13:58, Dennis Saputelli wrote:
> oh well, thanks anyway Harry
> 
> but unless i missed something in my exhaustive :} 3 minute trial
> of CONTROL LAUNCHER here is what i see:
> 
> the launcher they provide will not start a second copy of the
> launched program if the default setting of 'one copy only'
> is set and you use their program launch button
> 
> but if you dbl click on a DDB in 'explorer' a second copy is 
> started up as usual
> 
> i would think that it would be possible for a program to
> intercept the file association program 'launching' process and 
> prevent that but as for now the search goes on
> (maybe i am the only one who wants this)
> 
> BTW
> and on a vaguely related topic
> has anyone tried ExplorerPlus ? 
> http://www.novatix.com/
> as i am always in search of a file manager to replace 
> the hated (at least by me) Windows Explorer
> i have found this prog and am so far impressed enough that i 
> actually shelled out the big bucks ($40) after the free trial run
> 
> Dennis Saputelli
> 
> 
> Harry Lemmens wrote:
> > 
> > Supposedly, this app will allow you to control this aspect of windows. I have
> > not tried it myself. http://www.softaward.com/732.html
> > 
> > Actually, it should have been written into the application itself (That is, to
> > detect, and dis-allow a second instance of itself to be launched!) Done
> > correctly, it would have opened the DDB in the already active session.
> > 
> > Cheers
> > Harry
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dennis Saputelli [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Sent: Friday, July 23, 2004 11:11 AM
> > To: Protel EDA Forum
> > Subject: Re: [PEDA] stopping second instance of 99SE
> > 
> > is there any utility out there that will stop a second instance of
> > a program from running when you double click a data file with
> > a file associated which would start that program ?
> > 
> > sure would love that, seems like it would be feasible from the
> > small amount i know about this stuff
> > 
> > this desire is due to the all too frequent mishap of double
> > clicking a DDB instead of or during dragging it to the title bar
> > 
> > after 2 copies are running i have found it a MUST to quit
> > them both and restart 99SE, else something goes screwy with the
> > loaded libraries
> > 
> > i'm sure i posted this some time ago but thought i would try
> > again
> > 
> > Dennis Saputelli
> > 
> > --
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