VASmalltalk – Starting a Windows console application in a hidden way

I changed the MSKPlatformExtension (at to version 1.37.00 and added support for starting a windows console application in a hidden way. I needed this feature when I used “gsprint.exe” to print pdf-files to printer devices.

Abstract example for usage:

| rc aStarter |
aStarter := MSKProgramStarter new.
rc := aStarter
        programPath: 'F:\Program Files (x86)\Ghostgum\gsview\gsprint.exe' ;
        parameters: '' ;
        startHidden: true;
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