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Batch file

Batch file

Batch file

How do I create an EXE file that when executed, will execute two other EXE files from different location?

RE: Batch file

Go in to QBasics help file and lookup the shell function this command is used to execute programs

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RE: Batch file

If you plan to creat all three exes, first you will need
QuickBasic rather than Qbasic. QuickBasic has a compiler.

Second, it may be to your advantage to use chain, in that
case, instead of shell "programname.exe"

This will require the runtime library, brun45.exe. This will
however make your programs significantly smaller (since you use brun45.lib instead of bcom45.lib when compiling).

The brun45.exe must be in the folder(s) containing the program to be run.

RE: Batch file

this is the script I currently use for the batch file

REM - execute the two programs for FAXING.

BUT...its not how I want it to work.
I want RIP2ESERV.EXE and SENSERVICE to execute on separate command windows respectively and stay on. AND the main screen that executes the screen to close after running.
How do I do this? Its running on WINNT.


RE: Batch file



Qbasic is not really meant to do multitasking so you may need to look for a more current (windows) dev platform...

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PROGRAMMER: (n) Red-eyed, mumbling mammal capable of conversing with inanimate objects.

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