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how to call a C program?

Sir,
I will write a C program(or C++) to compress a file. I f the front end is designed with VB, with user interface designed for accepting file to be compressed and a button is provided for compress.
Please tell me how to achieve this? Also, I want the compressed file to be avialble through VB interface to the user.
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Richie_SimonettiIT OperationsCommented:
Use shell function with required parameters:
shell "c:\myproginc.exe " & "parameter parameter.....", vbnormalfocus
For compress from VB, go to www.vbaccelerator.com which has a nice dll to zip files.
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ashok567Author Commented:
thanks a lot
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Richie_SimonettiIT OperationsCommented:
Thanks to you for "A" grade!
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