function, on mobile devices (Android and Universal Windows), starts another application or executes a task. There is a related version for applications running on desktop CSEntry
is coded, the application will immediately close after launching the application, in the same way that would occur if using the stop
function with a parameter of 1.
The string expression action must begin with one of the following commands:
|app||Open another application on the device.|
|browse||View a website in the Internet browser.|
|call||Place a phone call.|
|camera||Take a photo in .jpg or .png format.|
|gps||View a latitude/longitude point using an installed mapping engine (e.g., Google Maps).|
|html||View a website from within CSEntry (equivalent to using the view function).|
|sms||Send a text message.|
|view||Display an image, play a sound clip, or view a movie (equivalent to using the view function).|
The function returns a logical value of 1 (true) if the new application or task is started successfully and 0 (false) otherwise.