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How can i fully restart my application using simple code?
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Question by:tomerlei
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Ferruccio Accalai earned 25 total points
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uses shellapi
procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin;
application.Terminate;
Shellexecute(0,'',PCHar(paramstr(0)),'','',sw_ShowNormal);
end;

or
uses windows

application.Terminate;
winexec(PCHar(paramstr(0)),sw_ShowNormal);
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by:Ivanov_G
ID: 10938541
uses ShellApi;

procedure AppRestart;
var AppName : PChar;
begin
  AppName := PChar(Application.ExeName) ;
  ShellExecute(Handle,'open', AppName, nil, nil, SW_SHOWNORMAL) ;
  Application.Terminate;
end;
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by:mokule
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You should better use

  Application.Terminate;
  WinExec(CmdLine,SW_SHOWNORMAL);

which also passes command line parameters.
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by:-Karamja-
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procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
  FullProgPath: PChar;
begin
  FullProgPath := PChar(Application.ExeName);
  WinExec(FullProgPath, SW_SHOW); // Or better use the CreateProcess function
  Application.Terminate; // or: Close;
end;
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