TXTechie

Run batch file from AutoIt script with output to console

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I normally launch things silently, but now I want to launch a batch (.cmd) file and have it run as normal displaying it's standard output to the user. Whether I use ShellExecuteWait or RunWait, the command prompt window is displayed, but the output is blank (although I know that the batch file is processing normally because it also produces a log file).

If this is because AutoIt is re-directing the standard I/O of the batch file/console window, is there a way I can bypass the I/O redirection?

Thanks,

TXTechie

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Works for me:

RunWait("c:\tmp\helloworld.bat")

This is my batch file:

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@echo off
echo Hello world!
timeout /t 5

Works like a charm :)

Maybe write a reproducer?


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Thank you for your response, SadBunny. It caused me to dig deeper into my scripts and it's unrelated to AutoIt.

Please disregard this post/message thread.

TXTechie

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Reproducer snippets FTW! :) 


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