Command Line Parameters

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Hi, I have a small problem with typing parametr in command line

My working code is:

Run(@comspec & ' /c "C:\Users\G514204\Desktop\Capture2Text\Capture2Text.exe " '  & $x11  & " " &  $y11 & " " & $x21 & " " & $y21 & " " & ' output.txt', "",@SW_MINIMIZE )

But I need instead output.txt to set different path like :"C:\Users\G514204\Desktop\Results\output.txt". Double quotes are necessary, $x11, $y11... are coordinates. In shorcut on desktop in field Target is written: C:\Users\G514204\Desktop\Capture2Text\Capture2Text.exe 369 510 715 558 "C:\Users\G514204\Desktop\AutoIt Results\output.txt"

Can anyone give me some advice? I will be very grateful.

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I tried this, it didnt work. Output file is not created, nowhere. when I use  only folder, not fullpath like below, it is working


but when i use C:\some path\output.txt" it didnt work..

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Try this.

Run(@comspec & ' /c "C:\Users\G514204\Desktop\Capture2Text\Capture2Text.exe" '  & $x11  & " " &  $y11 & " " & $x21 & " " & $y21 & " " & ' "C:\Users\G514204\Desktop\AutoIt Results\output.txt"', "" , @SW_MINIMIZE)

This gives you a command line like this:

C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe /c "C:\Users\G514204\Desktop\Capture2Text\Capture2Text.exe" 1 1 1 1  "C:\Users\G514204\Desktop\AutoIt Results\output.txt"

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With some DOS (Console programs) you need to provide a working directory, so I often have to do something like the following.

Run(@comspec & ' /c Capture2Text.exe '  & $x11  & " " &  $y11 & " " & $x21 & " " & $y21 & " " & ' "C:\Users\G514204\Desktop\AutoIt Results\output.txt"', "C:\Users\G514204\Desktop\Capture2Text" , @SW_MINIMIZE)


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