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i am making a software in vb6 i wnat that the file should be zipped automatically

i have coded

hi ashwin

happy 2000

well first of all let me thank you for all the cooperation. i am sending you
the code for the shell command let me know if the app.path works i would me really thenkful

Dim retval
retval = Shell("c:\itchain\pkzip.exe c:\itchain\itchain.zip c:\itchain\itchain.mdb", vbHide)

the problem here is that if the person instals in other directory than then the c:\pkzip and the c:\itchain\itchain.mdb is not found

can app.path be used


please help fast


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autCommented:
This is a duplicate question. Delete it please...
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bja1Commented:
Why don't you use VB to zipp the file instead of pkzip.
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tatoCommented:
try using a OCX control or dll like a addZip/addUnzip
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autCommented:
This question is identical to question #10262530:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=10262530 
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