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Can I pass a filename as a param to a program?

Can I pass a filename as a param to a program?

Can I pass a filename as a param to a program?

(OP)
I use a convert.exe program to import a csv file
from excel to a tps file. That works fine
but only on a hard coded filename.
I know how to select a dos filename in clarion,
but I am having trouble figuring out how to pass
the user selected filename to the convert.exe
program from within the main clarion app.
The main app calls convert.exe.

thanks
Mike

Clarion 5.5 ; and 5; and 4 experience

RE: Can I pass a filename as a param to a program?

Yes, provided that the passed file has a known structure.  Check the COMMAND() function

RE: Can I pass a filename as a param to a program?

I am not sure if you are seeking for this answer but maybe you should try:

run('convert x:\xxx\filename.xxx')

assuming that dolder where convert.exe is stored is ni the path
best regards

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