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SHELLEXECUTEWAIT - specify the file?

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The ShellEexcuteWait help file doesnt state how to specify the file I need to execute... or maybe I'm too dense to spot it.

ShellExecuteWait ( "filename" [, "parameters" [, "workingdir" [, "verb" [, showflag]]]] )

I need internet explorer to open a file. How do I put "myfile" in the code below?

ShellExecuteWait("IEXPLORE", "", "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer", "open")

Many thanks.

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That doesnt specify the application to open the file--just the system default.

I did discover that IE has its own UDF library. And _IECreate("path") does the job.

Hurrah!

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Good for you, :). This script also works:

RunWait("explorer C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\search.htm")

Hi ;)

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$sPath = RegRead("HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\IEXPLORE.EXE", "")
If $sPath Then
    ShellexecuteWait($sPath, "C:\WINDOWS\pchealth\helpctr\System\panels\subpanels\Search.htm")
Else
        ShellexecuteWait("C:\WINDOWS\pchealth\helpctr\System\panels\subpanels\Search.htm")
EndIf


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Good for you, :). This script also works:

RunWait("explorer C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\search.htm")

That has just answered my next question. :)

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That has just answered my next question. :)

:) ..

This example uses a full path:

Run('"C:\Program Files\SciTe\SciTe.exe" "C:\Documents and Settings\User\Desktop\Test2.au3"')

Hi ;)

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