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difference between.......

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...(or the best to use) run or shellexecute..

"The best to use" is Run for most things.

When ShellExecute functions is used - the script asks the operating system, "What application do you want me to use."

ShellExecute might open an application that you have never used/seen before.

[As in ShellExecute("test.txt")]

However, if you want to print test.txt - then...

ShellExecute("test.txt", "", "", "print")

...may be "the best to use".

Then there is the value returned by Run and ShellExecute.

Run returns the PID of the app that was started.

ShellExecute returns 1 or 0.

If you need the PID of the app that you started - then Run is best.

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