Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

VB Program return Code

Posted on 1997-04-07
5
Medium Priority
?
232 Views
Last Modified: 2008-03-17
Is there a way to let a VB program return a result code on exit?

I need this for cooperation with Plus! system Agent which want's that programs give a return code on exit.
0
Comment
Question by:schneidd
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:Pechatnikov Michael
ID: 1425117
Hello !
I think that,
In Visual Basic You Have app object and it have all properties
of your application.

You have only one way to terminate your application, it`s End & Stop Statements and it`s cann`t return any value (Like in C++ for example)


I suggest you to look in Help about 'app' object and all it`s properties.
I`m sorry, I`m now in other computer so I haven`t visual Basic here and can`t to check it myself.

0
 

Expert Comment

by:vbstone
ID: 1425118
I know how to do it.  Email me when the question is no longer locked.
0
 

Author Comment

by:schneidd
ID: 1425119
Hey vbstone,

would like to e-mail to you, but couldn't find your e-mail adress here. (This is my first attemt to use Exp.Exchng., so maybe i do something wrong) Please e-mail me the solution to schneidd@silyn.net

thanks
0
 

Expert Comment

by:Pechatnikov Michael
ID: 1425120
My Email ls Msoft@netmedia.net.il
Thanks,
            Pechatnikov Michael

0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
vbstone earned 200 total points
ID: 1425121
I believe that the original poster is correct, there is no way to provide a return code directly.  But what you can do is a sneaky hack to do it.  Before your VB app terminates, have it write the return code in a file somewhere on your disk, such as an .ini file.  Then write a C++ .exe which executes your VB app, and when the VB app returns, have the C++ app read the file for the return code.  Then it should return that code itself.  Finally, have your original app shell to the C++ code!
0

Featured Post

[Webinar] Cloud and Mobile-First Strategy

Maybe you’ve fully adopted the cloud since the beginning. Or maybe you started with on-prem resources but are pursuing a “cloud and mobile first” strategy. Getting to that end state has its challenges. Discover how to build out a 100% cloud and mobile IT strategy in this webinar.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The debugging module of the VB 6 IDE can be accessed by way of the Debug menu item. That menu item can normally be found in the IDE's main menu line as shown in this picture.   There is also a companion Debug Toolbar that looks like the followin…
I was working on a PowerPoint add-in the other day and a client asked me "can you implement a feature which processes a chart when it's pasted into a slide from another deck?". It got me wondering how to hook into built-in ribbon events in Office.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
Show developers how to use a criteria form to limit the data that appears on an Access report. It is a common requirement that users can specify the criteria for a report at runtime. The easiest way to accomplish this is using a criteria form that a…
Suggested Courses

972 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question