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Shell syntex & Dial-up monitoring

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Two Questions: 1) Is it possible with the Shell command to allow command line
arguments to be taken from a Textbox? Example: Shell("App.exe "Text1", 1)
Text1 being user input data to be added to the Shell command line. I noticed
that Shell command won't read it?

2) I like a reliable method for dialing & monitoring the winsock connection 98/NT
and if lost, redial any number of times till the connection is re-established. While
the connection is active, ping every 5 mins incase of inactivity to prevent premature disconnection.

Looking forward to a wonderful reply from one of you VB guru's.
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Shell("App.exe " +  Text1, 1)

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Proper syntax for what you want is to predfine the commands outside of the shell command line or VB will trip out and puke:

'Besure to add a extra space with last  " to space the Text1 input out
EX = "App.exe " & Text1
'Then go ahead and Shell as:

Shell(EX, 1)

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