open-golang

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Published: Jan 16, 2020 License: MIT

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open

Description

Open a file, directory, or URI using the OS's default application for
that object type. Optionally, you can specify an application to use.

This is a proxy for the following commands:

        OSX: "open"
    Windows: "start"
Linux/Other: "xdg-open"

This is a golang port of the node.js module:
https://github.com/pwnall/node-open

Documentation

http://godoc.org/github.com/skratchdot/open-golang/open

Import

import "github.com/skratchdot/open-golang/open"

Usage

open google.com in the user's default browser (method 1):
open.Run("https://google.com/")
open google.com in the user's default browser (method 2):
open.Start("https://google.com")
you can listen for errors
err := open.Run("https://google.com/")
you can specify the program to use
open.RunWith("https://google.com/", "firefox")	

Functions

func Run(input string) error
Open a file, directory, or URI using the OS's default application for
that object type. Wait for the open command to complete.
func RunWith(input string, appName string) error
Open a file, directory, or URI using the specified application. Wait for
the open command to complete.
func Start(input string) error
Open a file, directory, or URI using the OS's default application for
that object type. Don't wait for the open command to complete.
func StartWith(input string, appName string) error
Open a file, directory, or URI using the specified application. Don't
wait for the open command to complete.

License

Copyright (c) 2013 skratchdot
Licensed under the MIT license.

Directories

Path Synopsis
Open a file, directory, or URI using the OS's default application for that object type.
Open a file, directory, or URI using the OS's default application for that object type.

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