[RESOLVED] activating shortcuts with a custom protocol handler
I'm working on a project to run putty when a website button is pressed. One of the requirements is that putty starts maximized. I'm doing this with a custom protocol handler that activates a shortcut that runs putty. The shortcut is necessary to enable maximization. How do I configure the registry entry for the protocol handler to activate a shortcut. Here is the registry key to point directly at putty (works):
I can create a shortcut pointing to putty and supplying it with the necessary arguments, which works beautifully either by double-clicking or running from CMD. However, if I point the registry entry at the shortcut:
Re: activating shortcuts with a custom protocol handler
Apparently, a protocol handler can point to a batch file, so I ended up using the latter method. A bit inelegant, though. I would expect consistent (or at least documented) behavior across the methods to call a program with arguments.