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Discussion in 'Software Development' started by computerdumb002, Apr 3, 2008.

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  1. computerdumb002

    computerdumb002 Thread Starter

    Mar 4, 2008
    Hi, can anyone show me code that i can apply to a button in Visual Basic to open up a program, i am having trouble... Thanks in advance (Y)
  2. leroys1000

    leroys1000 Banned

    Aug 15, 2007
  3. Shajahan


    Apr 6, 2008
    Use Visual Basic's Shell Function as shown in above post.

    Shell Application_Path_and_File, [Application Windo Style]

    Shell "c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe" , vbNormalFocus

    Or use Windows APIs:

    Private Declare Function ShellExecute Lib "shell32.dll" Alias "ShellExecuteA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal lpOperation As String, ByVal lpFile As String, ByVal lpParameters As String, ByVal lpDirectory As String, ByVal nShowCmd As Long) As Long
    Const SW_SHOWNORMAL = 1
    Private Sub Form_Load()
    ShellExecute Me.hwnd, vbNullString, "mailto:[email protected]", vbNullString, "C:\", SW_SHOWNORMAL
    End Sub

    if you want to open a document, Open FindExecutable, ShellExecute or ShellExecuteEx
    Fore more details, Have a download of API Guide
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