Batch to VB App

The following command and arguments run without any errors if they are run in a batch file.

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Visual CUT 11\Visual CUT.exe" -e "C:\test_3\People_1.rpt" "Export_Format:Adobe Acrobat (pdf)" "Export_File:C:\test_3\People_1.pdf"

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However, Visual Cut returns an error when the code shown below is run. The code runs in Visual Studio without any errors.

Batch File:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Visual CUT 11\Visual CUT.exe" -e "C:\test_3\People_1.rpt” "Export_Format:Adobe Acrobat (pdf)" "Export_File:C:\test_3\People_1.pdf"

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VB App:
        Dim retval As String
        Dim ls_temp As String
        ls_temp = "C:\Program Files (x86)\Visual CUT 11\Visual CUT.exe " & _
"-e ""C:\test_3\People_1.rpt "" ""Export_Format:Adobe Acrobat (pdf) "" ""Export_File:C:\test_3\People_1.pdf"""
        retval = Shell(ls_temp)

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Visual Cut Error:
[C:\test_3\People_1.rpt ]: Requested Export Format (Not recognized) is not Supported.: 1/24/2018 3:04:17 PM

The batch, Visual Cut and VS are on the same machine. I've checked the paths several times. I am the admin user.

Please help me find the error.
Mark01Asked:
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KimputerCommented:
ls_temp = """C:\Program Files (x86)\Visual CUT 11\Visual CUT.exe"" " & _
"-e ""C:\test_3\People_1.rpt"" ""Export_Format:Adobe Acrobat (pdf)"" ""Export_File:C:\test_3\People_1.pdf"""

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Mark01Author Commented:
It worked, Kimputer! Thank you. Can you resolve the Process class error:
https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29079424/Process-Class-Error.html
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