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Hi,
  Is it possible to connect two different projects. Say, a dialog application on clicking the ok button,should open another project,which is an MDI Application.

Thanx,
Thiru
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by:MDarling
ID: 2810171
connect? do you mean communicate between the 2 processes just have the dialog spawn the other exe.

if the latter thejust use CreateProcess.

regards,
Mike.
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by:shaig
ID: 2810230
If you mean "projects" then:
Create a workspace that contains the two projects.
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by:thirumaran
ID: 2810366
Hi,
     I have to call another exe,as soon as i click the ok button in the dialog box after checking all the necessary validations.This is what i want.Just help me out in this problem.
Thanx,
Thiru
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by:MDarling
ID: 2811078
use CreateProcess in OnOK


    STARTUPINFO SI;
    PROCESS_INFORMATION PI;
    ZeroMemory(&SI,sizeof(STARTUPINFO));
    SI.cb=sizeof(STARTUPINFO);
    if(CreateProcess(0,strExeToSpawn.GetBuffer(0),0,0,0,0,0,0,&SI,&PI)==0)
    {
        MessageBox(0,"Failed to Start Program...","Error",MB_OK);

regards,
Mike.

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by:thirumaran
ID: 2813044
Hi Mike,
  Will it be possible for you to explain the code a bit. I am not able to get the usage of strExetoSpawn in createprocess function.
I have to call another project from this dialog based application.The called project is an MDI application.Is this possible.Please give me an example.

Thanx,
Thiru
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MDarling earned 80 total points
ID: 2813515
yeah sure, strExeToSpawn is just a CString containing the name of your program.

the code could just as easily be...

STARTUPINFO SI;
    PROCESS_INFORMATION PI;
    ZeroMemory(&SI,sizeof(STARTUPINFO));
    SI.cb=sizeof(STARTUPINFO);
    if(CreateProcess(0,"MyApp.exe",0,0,0,0,0,0,&SI,&PI)==0)
    {
        MessageBox(0,"Failed to Start Program...","Error",MB_OK);

ok?

Have you got the help files for Windows.  It's all explained in there.

regards,
Mike.



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by:thirumaran
ID: 2815914
HI Mike,
    The program is showing assertion error.If you please give me your mailid i will be able to mail u both the projects,so that you can tell me where i made the mistake.

Thanx,
Thiru
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by:thirumaran
ID: 2815924
Hi Mike,
   Sorry for the previous comment. I made it without fully checking my code.
Now i ahd made it work.
Thanx for your timely help,
Thanx again,
Thiru
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by:MDarling
ID: 2816288
no problem, glad you got it working.

regards,
Mike.
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