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How to execute a batch file for application

Posted on 2001-07-31
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Hello, Experts*
  my application is MFC-dialog base program. my program need to have a function like this : when users click a button, a batch file will be executed, and to batch program needs some argument, I don't know how to implement this because I tried "system" and "winexec", and they didn't work.
  can somebody kindly give me some hints, and example will be very appreciated.
  Thanks you very much!

--pigangel
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by:migel
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Hi!
you can use CreateProcess and pass to it string like this:
"cmd /c mybat.bat param1 param2 param3"
<< for windows NT for 95+ you must write:
"command.com /c mybat.bat...."
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tdubroff earned 80 total points
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Use ShellExecute().

For Instance:
ShellExecute(hWnd, "open", "MyExe.exe", "my params are here", "", SW_SHOW);
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by:pigangel
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Thank you very much! It works.

-- pigangel
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