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How to call EXE file ?

How to call EXE file ?

How to call EXE file ?

(OP)
Hi,

I want to run a program written in visual basic 6.0 and compiled to exe file ?

I tried RUN command but a dos session shows up at the background !!.

I'm using VFP5.0,  any comment.

thanks

RE: How to call EXE file ?

Faced this one myself...

Nick the WinExec function from the windows API... This can be done with the statement

DECLARE LONG WinExec IN WIN32API STRING, LONG

Once that line has been executed, you can spawn another exe by calling the WinExec function, for example:

Winexec ("c:\test.exe",5)

The second parameter drives exactly how the exe is opened (Maximised, Minimised etc.). 5 is the normal setting.

Hope that helps you bud.

martin.milan@orange.net

RE: How to call EXE file ?

(OP)
Thanks Elusivecode it works fine with API.

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