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Compiling/running as '.exe.

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My Visual Basic application can run other executables by calling shell('filename') - if I try putting a '.py' filename in the brackets it won't have it, probably because it wants an executable file. Can I run a python file through an .exe file, such as "something.exe /myfile.py"? Or can I compile my Python source to an '.exe' of its own. Sorry for being lazy, but I'm a bit snowed under right now!
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by:Zyloch
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Hi

Try having this:

shell("C:\path\to\python\python.exe something.py"

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Zyloch
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Oops forgot the closing bracket. Basically, it's like this:

shell("path/to/python.exe path/to/yourscript.py");

where it's separated by a space.

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