Open Network Share III

I would like to have command button open this file, but it is not working.

Private Sub Command17_Click()
Shell "\\server\share\file.xls", vbNormalFocus
End Sub
CMILLERAsked:
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PaulHewsCommented:
Use this instead:

Option Explicit
Private Declare Function ShellExecute Lib "shell32.dll" Alias "ShellExecuteA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal lpOperation As String, ByVal lpFile As String, ByVal lpParameters As String, ByVal lpDirectory As String, ByVal nShowCmd As Long) As Long


Private Sub Command17_Click()
    ShellExecute Me.hwnd, "open", "\\server\share\file.xls", vbNullString, vbNullString, vbNormalFocus
End Sub

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sirbountyCommented:
CMILLER, you can still use the ShellEx from the last question for this...either way..
CMILLERAuthor Commented:
thanks

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