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Old 30 April 2014, 15:36   #4
Michael Sykes
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Location: Bremen
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Make a script on the Amiga side to launch the game and winlaunch.
Use winlaunch to run a batch file in Windows that will load the pdf.
Dont forget to check 'allow native code' in the misc panel.

Amiga script could look as simple as that:

c:whdload yourgame
c:run >NIL: winlaunch C:\your-manual.bat

Batchfile on windows side would look like this:

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe" "C:\manuals\your-manual.pdf"

But with a few hundred games that might be a lots of work.

Now run WinUAE in Full Window mode and press alt-tab whenever you need the manual.

In fact that is a good idea for games that need the manual for copyprotection reasons.
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