Need correct syntax for opening VBS script from within Microsoft Access.

Opening a vbs script from within Microsoft Access VBA - I get the error run-time error - Invalid procedure or call or argument.
with the yellow highlight on:  Shell "" & sOpenFileLocal & "", vbNormalFocus

Shell "" & sOpenFileLocal & "", vbNormalFocus
      DoEvents
      CurrentProject.Application.DoCmd.Quit
      Exit Function

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Gustav BrockCIOCommented:
You need to call a command with Shell like:

cscript yourscript.vbs

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Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
And if you want it to run in Window mode rather than command line then do:

wscript yourscript.vbs

And if your file path for the VBS file could contain spaces then do:

sVbsPath = "C:\temp\my file.vbs"
sOpenFileLocal = "cscript """ & sVbsPath & """"
Shell sOpenFileLocal, vbNormalFocus

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stephenlecomptejrAuthor Commented:
Bill how can I open it without the windows command prompt coming up?
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stephenlecomptejrAuthor Commented:
I don't want it to run in Windows mode I guess.
stephenlecomptejrAuthor Commented:
never mind I see to change Cscript to Wscript...
thanks.
stephenlecomptejrAuthor Commented:
Thank you both for your comments.
Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
Welcome.


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