In HLMSW Build 8.01.0.6 we have provided a new option to allow you to run external programs directly from HLMSW. The new Tools option is displayed on the very right side of the button bar.
Note: if this is not visible, you may need to reduce the size of the buttons via the Tool Button Width option in the Window\Display Options… menu option.
When System Administrators click on the button, they are presented with a new dialog where they can add any program and make it is easy to run directly from HLMSW.
When using this feature, it is important to remember that the application must be available to ALL users and so it should be installed on a network server, NOT you own PC (when unavailable, tools are displayed in RED).
For some specific routines you can also pass on values from HLMSW to the application as well.