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Start A PHP-GTK Program From A BAT File Under Windows XP Without Starting A Console Window

Posted on 2006-06-19
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Hi Experts

I would like to run a program written in php-gtk without having a MS-DOS command window open. This should be a quick max points for someone.
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by:OliWarner
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I've done a couple of things like this before, mainly when making java-launchers...

You want to be using the "start" command... that can spawn the thread for PHP without having to leave the command prompt window open...
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by:OliWarner
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http://www.computerhope.com/starthlp.htm#01

Sorry meant to attach that to the last post.
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by:phpamble
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Thanks for the quick reply. This is how I am using the start command in an autorun.inf file to start the menu program.

open=cmd /c start /min .\php4\php.exe .\menu\menu.php /min

How can I change this to use the /B switch to prevent a command window from opening.
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OliWarner earned 1500 total points
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I dont think you need the cmd part in there... try this:

open=start /min /b .\php4\php.exe .\menu\menu.php /min
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by:phpamble
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When  I change the syntax as you have it above and I run the autorun.inf, a dialog window displays stating "Choose the program you want to use to open the file".
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