I have activated in Alpine email client the following setting in order to use Emacs as an editor when composing emails:

[X]  Enable Alternate Editor Implicitly
Editor                              = emacs.exe

When I start to compose a message, by putting the cursor below the following area in Alpine

----- Message Text -----

Emacs will be started. But a DOS prompt (with the title C:\Program Files\GNU Emacs 24.4\bin\emacs.exe) is also opened at the same time.

My question is how to prevent this prompt from being opened.


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There's a program called runemacs.exe under Windows, that should prevent the DOS prompt from being opened.

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