In vb5 Open Notepad with contents of text box

In vb5 is it possible to write code to Open Notepad with contents of a text box copied into notepad.  If so How?
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Erick37Commented:
Try this:

Private Sub Command1_Click()
    Dim pid As Long
    'Open Notepad
    pid = Shell("notepad.exe", vbNormalFocus)
    'Copy the text to clipboard
    Clipboard.Clear
    Clipboard.SetText Text1.Text, 1
    'Send a shift+ins to paste text into notepad
    SendKeys "+{INSERT}"
End Sub
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donb1Author Commented:
works great, thanks
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