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Run External Programs

External programs can be integrated into and run from the menu Tools.

Tools Menu

Add menu items for running external programs through the dialog Tools — Customize Tools Menu. The picture below shows an example of integrating Notepad.

Configure Tools Menu


New Adds a new menu item.
Delete Deletes the highlighted menu item.
Move Up Moves the menu item up in the list.
Move Down Moves the menu item down in the list.
Menu Content list field Is the list of menu items that are added to the menu Tools.
Prompt for Arguments Opens a dialog at runtime to enter programs arguments manually.
Run Minimized Runs the program in a minimized window.
Run Independent µVision does not wait for the program to finish.
Command Enter the command that invokes the program. You can use environment variables as described in Key Sequences to pass arguments.
Initial Folder Enter the default folder for the program.
Arguments Enter program arguments. Key Sequences can be used to transmit arguments from µVision to the external program.
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