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Hi, I have the following script

Dim strMail As String
strMail = "MYNEWNAME"

Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set fsoFile = fso.createtextfile("ByTest.vbs")
fsoFile.writeline "set fso = createobject(""WScript.Shell"")"
fsoFile.writeline "wscript.sleep 5000"
fsoFile.writeline "fso.SendKeys ""{TAB}"", True"
fsoFile.writeline "fso.SendKeys ""{TAB}"", True"
fsoFile.writeline "fso.SendKeys ""{TAB}"", True"
fsoFile.writeline "fso.SendKeys CStr(strMail), True"
fsoFile.Close

this script is working w/o 'fsoFile.writeline "fso.SendKeys CStr(strMail), True" ' . How can I pass the value of the strMail variable in vbs script? I have to mention that just for test purpose the value of strMail is like now, otherwise it is store in Access table.

thanks,
augstef
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fsoFile.writeline "fso.SendKeys " & CStr(strMail) & ", True"
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by:augstef
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the strMail has to be in vbs file in this format "MYNEWNAME" and isn't and it's required to be able to use it as sendkeys
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Sorry,
fsoFile.writeline "fso.SendKeys """ & CStr(strMail) & """, True"
Use double quotes to indicate a single quote in the destination string.
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great...it's working...thanks a lot
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