On Mac OS X and GNOME on Linux, there are commands that can be used to open files from the command line in their associated GUI editors:
gnome-open, respectively. Is there any command like this for Windows?
If you are currently in the command prompt and have a file called
If you are at the directory (so should say
which would open test in the default png picture editor.
If the files name contains spaces, then simply enclose the file name within " "
You can alternatively type:
which will open the file no matter where you currently are.
Finally, you can pass the picture to another program. For example, if you have an image editor called imageedit.exe and it supports opening files through command lines (and if the program is pathed/accessible or you are in it's current directory), you can type the following:
In the Windows command prompt, you can run
in order to view batch files/logs/text files etc. This command requires
See here for other useful MS-DOS commands.