Purpose: Execute, Open or Print a file.

Format:   SHELL    “type"    "file"    <"parameters">    <"path name">   

Notes:  Use this command to open or print files.  type  may be  open  or  print .  mfile is the filename of the file to open or print.  parameters  are optional and are passed on to the executable.  The  path name  is optional and points the folder to open or print the file.  The script program continues to run after the shell command is executed.  All variables must enclosed in quotes or valid text variables preceeded the the  '$'  character.

You can use  Shell  to open or explore a shell folder.

SHELL “open" "path to folder"

To explore a folder, use the following call:

SHELL “explore" "path to folder"