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I need to present HTML content on a DVD, accessible form a nice autorun menu.

Using autorun.inf is windows-only but this will need to run on both Windows and Mac, and DVD menus would be ok, but they seem to be very device-oriented. I cannot find a way to use them even for opening a .html file... (tried with DVDstyler).

How can I make such menu?

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Why don't you do it slightly backwards - instead of opening a DVD and then try to open text files etc, use the auto run to start on your .HTML file (web page) and from this link to videos or the images/text? – Dave Jan 3 '13 at 10:29
    
Would do, but how do you autorun a .html page on Mac? – Justinas Dūdėnas Jan 3 '13 at 10:35
    
    
@DaveRook I'm not really sure, but it seems, it offers just automatic opening files in Finder with special background image. And I need to use a mac for creating that. Isn`t DVD menu more universal? – Justinas Dūdėnas Jan 3 '13 at 10:48
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let us continue this discussion in chat – Justinas Dūdėnas Jan 3 '13 at 10:58
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According to this Apple forums post,

autorun is a major security hole. It is how early malware (is) propagated. Mac OS X does not support autorun.

Not that autorun is a security hole. It's one of the most useful features of removable media and used since MS-DOS. Just goes to Apple's Think different[ly] campaign.

Note: According to the post, you could download a piece of software that would recognize if the device was plugged in and then do something, but I think this defeats the point.

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