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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2001

    Calling a VB Script file from VisualBasic

    Could you any one give me hint on steps to RUN a VBScript (.vbs) file from a VisualBasic DLL. I dont want to wait for the response back.
    Any help in this regard is appreciated.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2000
    Arizona, USA

    Re: Calling a VB Script file from VisualBasic

    try this

    public Declare Function ShellExecute Lib "shell32.dll" Alias "ShellExecuteA" (byval hwnd as Long, byval lpszOp as string, byval lpszFile as string, byval lpszParams as string, byval lpszDir as string, byval FsShowCmd as Long) as Long
    public Declare Function GetDesktopWindow Lib "user32" () as Long

    public Function ExecuteFile(strCmdLine as string, optional strParams as string)
    Dim Scr_hDC as Long

    on error resume next

    '//Execute A File
    Scr_hDC = GetDesktopWindow()
    ExecuteFile = ShellExecute(Scr_hDC, "Open", strCmdLine, strParams, "C:\", SW_SHOWNORMAL)

    End Function

    private Sub CreateShortcut()

    '//Create Shortcut on Desktop
    ExecuteFile ("C:\WI Applications\Shortcuts.vbs")

    End Sub

    Just pass in the command line and any parameters

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