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I'm currently writing a little utility program. This program is launched with 3 parameters. I need to get the values of these parameters into my program. How do I do this?

The parameters are folders so there will be spaces in the params. They are seperated by a comma (,).

Thanks for your help
Teddy
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Option Explicit

Private Sub Form_Load()
    Dim i As Integer
    Dim sCmd As String
    Dim sParams(2) As String
   
    sCmd = Command$
    sParams(0) = sChopStr(sCmd)
    sParams(1) = sChopStr(sCmd)
    sParams(2) = sChopStr(sCmd)
   
    For i = 0 To 2
        MsgBox "Param " & i & " " & sParams(i)
    Next i
End Sub

Private Function sChopStr(sInp As String) As String
    Dim p As Integer
    Dim sRet As String
   
    sInp = Trim$(sInp)
    p = InStr(sInp, ",")
    If p > 0 Then
        sRet = Left$(sInp, p - 1)
        sInp = Mid$(sInp, p + 1)
    Else
        sRet = sInp
        sInp = ""
    End If
    sChopStr = sRet
End Function

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