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Can't make VB6 program that uses argv

Posted on 2011-09-15
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I'm trying to make a VB6 project that uses a main subroutine whose first line declares it as follows:  Sub Main(ByRef argv() As String)

I need to be able to pick up command line arguments, but I get error message "Must have startup form or Sub Main()."  When I elimiante the argv reference, the project compiles.  How do I fix this?
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Are you referring to command line arguments when you start the app?

You can pick those up using Command$, such as

Dim c as string
c = Command$

Then you can work with that string, either splitting by spaces, commas, whatever.
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You don't put arguments in the Sub Main() proc that defines your startup.
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Thanks for the fast help!
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Happy to help.  
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