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How to pass multiple parameters?

How to pass multiple parameters?

(OP)
Hi

I need to call a remote batch file from VBScript. I try to use this:

Set MyShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
MyShell.Run(???)

The program I need to call is

Program.bat -a "USD_WS" -ref "42" -sf "xxx" -sfns "yyyy" -u "id" -desc "description zzz"

How should I write this line? I don't know the format.
MyShell.Run(...)

Thanks a lot.
Jirong

RE: How to pass multiple parameters?

scmd="Program.bat -a ""USD_WS"" -ref ""42"" -sf ""xxx"" -sfns ""yyyy"" -u ""id"" -desc ""description zzz"""
MyShell.Run scmd

RE: How to pass multiple parameters?

A trick I use....

1.  take the command that works for you
2.  paste into into a word editor (notepad)
3.  do a search and replace of quotes " with 2 of them ""
4.  then add quotes before and after your entire line

...it should get you in the ball park

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dm4ever
My philosophy: K.I.S.S - Keep It Simple Stupid

RE: How to pass multiple parameters?

(OP)
It works perfect. Thank you guys very much.

Jirong

RE: How to pass multiple parameters?

(OP)
New question: now if I want to pass in one of parameter a variable, what's the format? I tried the following but got a "parameter" as the value, not "headline".

Jirong

Dim parameter
parameter = "headline"
Log (parameter)

scmd="C:\Temp\get_parameters.bat -a ""USD_WS"" -ref parameter -sf ""xxx"" -sfns ""yyyy"" -u ""id"" -desc ""description zzz"""
Set MyShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
MyShell.Run scmd
 

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