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Pass DOS Variables to vbscript

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Is there a way to pass a variable through a command line to a vbscript file.

I have a script that counts how many records are in a file.  I want to pass a count to the vbscript to compare these two.

Something Like:

download.bat executes count.vbs 225

count.vbs the reads 225.

Is this possible or am I going to have to have the batch file write a file and then have the vbscript read the file.
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Hi 1Adam12,

This really isn't a DOS variable issue. It's actually a vbscript issue.

You need to use something like this in your vbscript:
WScript.Arguments(0)

This should read in the first passed argument. In your example above, "WScript.Arguments(0)" would return "225".

Hope this helps,
pb
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WScript.Arguments("0") worked.

Thanks!
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Hi 1Adam12,

Glad to help.

pb
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