how to run an extern module/program in delphi 4

Posted on 2002-06-06
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
In runtime I wanted to start a program like iexplore.exe using Shellexecute, but Delphi 4 doesn't recognise Shellexecute.

Does someone know the command for starting a program in Delphi 4?
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Mohammed Nasman earned 50 total points
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ID: 7058787
Define it yourself:

HINST = type LongWord;

function ShellExecute(hWnd: HWND; Operation, FileName, Parameters, Directory: PChar; ShowCmd: Integer): HINST; stdcall; external 'shell32.dll'


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ID: 7058820
thx, It works, I didn't noticed the libary ShellAPI in the last example.

That was not very smart of me :(

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