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Easy Question - How to open an App's document

Easy Question - How to open an App's document

Easy Question - How to open an App's document

I know this is easy, but I am new at this.....
I am trying to create a button that will open directly to a document of a registered app on my machine (in this case, Crystal Reports) What's below doesn't work.

In other words, I want to open the Crystal Reports report and not the exe


Private Sub Command0_Click()
On Error GoTo Err_Command0_Click

Dim stAppName As String

stAppName = "C:\crw2\crw32.exe_M:\Database\Fulfillment House\State Media Codes.rpt"
Call Shell(stAppName, 1)

Exit Sub

MsgBox Err.Description
Resume Exit_Command0_Click
End Sub

RE: Easy Question - How to open an App's document

You're very close. Just change the underscore character between the exe and the file name to a space:

"C:\crw2\crw32.exe M:\Database\Fulfillment House\State Media Codes.rpt"

nick bulka

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