How to return VBA function value to VBScript

This will work, where Report is an Excel macro (subroutine) and I pass 2 parameters to it:
  xlApp.Run "Report", CStr(StartCount), CStr(EndCount)

But if Report is a function, and I want it to return a value to the VBScript, I can't get it to work. Have tried variations of this:
ReturnValue =  xlApp.Run "Report", CStr(StartCount), CStr(EndCount)

I get an "expected end of statement" error right before "Report"

???
datastarstarAsked:
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datastarstarAuthor Commented:
Also have this and Dim'd all the vars

  Set xlApp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")      
  xlApp.DisplayAlerts = False
  Set xlBook = xlApp.Workbooks.Open("h:\temp\testbook1.xlsm", 0, True)
Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
So you are loading Excel from VBS script and then using automation against it to control it?

Have you tried this?

ReturnValue =  xlApp.Run("Report", CStr(StartCount), CStr(EndCount))

Just a chance...

~bp

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datastarstarAuthor Commented:
That was easy -- ran without error. I thought I tried every combination of quotes, parentheses, etc.

Thank you!
Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
Great, glad it was that simple.

~bp
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