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Hi all.  This is one of my first VB experiences and I'm struggling, so any help is very much appreciated.  I doubt this is a very hard question, but the answer is important to me so 200 (and maybe more) points to the solution.

I'm trying to create a new VB Application that uses another VB application inside of it.  What I really want to do is when my new application is started, the application inside is started.  Nothing else should happen to my application until the other program has been closed.  Once the other program is closed, I want my program to continue on with some other code that I will write later.

Is there any VB solution to checking to see if an application is still running?  Is there an On Application End command that I could use to continue my program once the other program finishes?


Thanks in advance for you help,

J
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"Determining the End of a Shelled Application Using WaitForSingleObject"
http://www.mvps.org/vbnet/index.html?http://www.mvps.org/vbnet/faq/main/waitforsingleobject2.htm
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well make the 2nd exe as an ActiveX executable and when u start the 1st executable start the 2nd executable also.

K'Regards

Jayesh
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200 pts?->
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What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

 
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AzraSound, you are so fast for over 150 pts question.

Just kidding

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>>AzraSound, you are so fast for over 150 pts question

Actually, I have limited myself to only reply to questions worth 200+ points.   ;-P   (joking, of course)
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Thanks for your help, worked like a charm.

- J
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