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how do i set the start in directory when shelling an app
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by:TheAnswerMan
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put the path in with the Shell command
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by:hess
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more specific plaese

i want an example
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by:fguerreiro_inix
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Shell(pathname[,windowstyle])
      
The Shell function syntax has these named arguments:

pathname = Required; Variant (String). Name of the program to execute and any required arguments or command-line switches; may include directory or folder and drive.
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by:hess
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i can read a help file and thats all i'm getting here.  With a shortcut under propeties one can specify a start-up directory.... how do i do this with the shell function?
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fguerreiro_inix earned 60 total points
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Did you try ChDir before shelling?
I don't now if works, but is a nice guess.

Hope this helps
Regards
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