Open file in application

How can I open a file in a particular application that is not the windows default for that application (vb5)?  ie: a text file in wordpad.
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VBGuruCommented:
Select the file press shift and right click on that file. Select the open with.. option and open in the specified application
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VBGuruCommented:
if you want programatical open the file in wordpad use the shell command with tha argument being the file path:
shell("wordpad c:\autoexec.bat")
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