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Get exit code from VB exe?

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How can I return an exit code from a vb 6 exe? One that could be trapped from another program or .bat errorlevel?
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Use this

Declare
Private Declare Sub ExitProcess Lib "kernel32" (ByVal uExitCode As Long)

When you want to exit
ExitProcess 50& 'this returns a 50 for a 1 use
ExitProcess 1&
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In you experience, does this cause a problem since this command is unsupported in vb?
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<<command is unsupported in vb? >>

How do you mean unsupported ? It is a Windows API
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unsupported in vb...I guess vb likes to close its own way:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q288216

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