This macro opens the specified file with the default application associated with the file type.



Name - The unique name of the macro field. The field name cannot contain blanks or special characters. Two fields with the same name and of the same type are treated as one.

File path - The path to the file to be opened. Select a folder button to select a file from a disk.

Mode - Select the size of the opened window (Normal, Maximized or Minimized).

Wait until program closes - Enable this option to instruct FastKeys to wait until until the target file is closed or exits.

Timeout (ms) - Specify the delay (in milliseconds) to pause the execution until the file is fully loaded.


Select OK to insert a %RUN_Name% macro field into the command. Double-click on the field name to open the dialog and edit the macro properties again.


In the following example, user will be asked to enter a customer name before the command is executed.

Dear Mr. %INPUT_CustomerName%,
thank you for contacting us.