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Is there any way to make DOS Shell Script to wait on VB program to complete?

Posted on 2003-11-12
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Thanks in advance,
-Al
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Try this


Option Explicit

Dim WshShell
Dim ReturnCode

'Syntax: Return Code = WshShell.Run (strCommand, [intWindowStyle], [blnWaitOnReturn])

'This example will execute example.exe and wait until it is done
Set WshShell = CreateObject("Wscript.shell")
ReturnCode = WshShell.Run("calc.EXE", , True)
msgbox "hello"
Set WshShell = Nothing
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You can also call a .bat file that contains:

START /W MyVBProgram.Exe
@ECHO This won't execute until MyVBProgram has completed.

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