Solved

Exe that accepts parameter

Posted on 2002-05-14
3
299 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
I need to have a program (exe) that accepts an input parameter.  It doesn't matter if it's integer, byte, or string.  Based upon the input, it will perform different tasks.  This exe will be called by a batch file.  I don't know how I could pass parameter from the batch file to the exe.
Thanks in advance for those who will have a suggestion.
0
Comment
Question by:imby
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
stef4s earned 100 total points
ID: 7007956
the command() function will contain all parameters supplied to the app.

to test this functionality use this code

msgbox command()
0
 
LVL 52

Expert Comment

by:Ryan Chong
ID: 7007957
Hi imby,

Try to include the CmdLine = Command() in Form_Load Event, from there you can do the process you want.

Here is an example:
Create Shortcuts for Files and Applications with Parameters:
http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.Asp?ID=909

Hope this help
0
 

Author Comment

by:imby
ID: 7007986
Thanks!
0

Featured Post

Enroll in July's Course of the Month

July's Course of the Month is now available! Enroll to learn HTML5 and prepare for certification. It's free for Premium Members, Team Accounts, and Qualified Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Have you ever wanted to restrict the users input in a textbox to numbers, and while doing that make sure that they can't 'cheat' by pasting in non-numeric text? Of course you can do that with code you write yourself but it's tedious and error-prone …
I was working on a PowerPoint add-in the other day and a client asked me "can you implement a feature which processes a chart when it's pasted into a slide from another deck?". It got me wondering how to hook into built-in ribbon events in Office.
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month11 days, left to enroll

632 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question