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monte

Hello, How do I include a parenthesis within a string? Here's my code:

$mystr=" /c \\my\server\path\(test) some path\folder\some documet.doc"
  dim $site[5]
  $site[1]= @ComSpec
  $site[2]= $mystr
  $site[3]= ""
  $site[4]= @SW_HIDE
  Run($site[1] & $site[2], $site[3], $site[4])

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cdkid

$string = "(hello)"
msgbox(0,'',$string)

~cdkid

Edited by cdkid

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monte

cdkid: I know that it works when invoking msgbox, however it fails when invoking run()....

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nfwu

$mystr=' /c "\\my\server\path\(test) some path\folder\some documet.doc"'
  dim $site[5]
  $site[1]= @ComSpec
  $site[2]= $mystr
  $site[3]= ""
  $site[4]= @SW_HIDE
  Run($site[1] & $site[2], $site[3], $site[4])

Try this, if it is any help...

#)

EDITed 3 or 4 times...

Edited by nfwu

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cdkid

read the help file on run. You can only run executable files..

try

Run(@comspec & " /c start " & filegetshortname("/c \\my\server\path\(test) some path\folder\some documet.doc"))

AutoIt Console written in C#. Write au3 code right at the console :D_FileWriteToLineWrite to a specific line in a file.My UDF Libraries: MySQL UDF Library version 1.6 MySQL Database UDF's for AutoItI have stopped updating the MySQL thread above, all future updates will be on my SVN. The svn location is:kan2.sytes.net/publicsvn/mysqlnote: This will still be available, but due to my new job, and school hours, am no longer developing this udf.My business: www.hirethebrain.com Hire The Brain HireTheBrain.com Computer Consulting, Design, Assembly and RepairOh no! I've commited Scriptocide!

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monte

The exact command (cmd, dos) error is:

'\\my\server\path\' is not recognized as an internal or external command,

operable program or batch file.

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nfwu

The exact command (cmd, dos) error is:

'\\my\server\path\' is not recognized as an internal or external command,

operable program or batch file.

I see your problem now...

This should work:

$mystr=' /c @start "\\my\server\path\(test) some path\folder\some documet.doc"'
  dim $site[5]
  $site[1]= @ComSpec
  $site[2]= $mystr
  $site[3]= ""
  $site[4]= @SW_HIDE
  Run($site[1] & $site[2], $site[3], $site[4])

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