Opened 15 years ago

Closed 14 years ago

#1139 closed Bug (Fixed)

Run filename plus path

Reported by: Richard Robertson <icekirby1@…> Owned by:
Milestone: Component: Documentation
Version: Other Severity: None
Keywords: run help Cc:


The help pages for Run, RunWait, RunAs and RunAsWait functions could more accurately describe the filename parameter. As it is written, "The name of the executable (EXE, BAT, COM, PIF) to run.", many users are believing that the parameter should only contain the name of the executable without the path.

I suggest to change the description of the parameter to indicate that the path should be included. Perhaps "The name of the executable (EXE, BAT, COM, PIF) to run, including the path.".

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comment:1 Changed 15 years ago by TicketCleanup

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comment:2 Changed 15 years ago by bo8ster

Since notepad.exe is on the system path, it is always going to work.

Adding the following examples may help understanding

Run("Notepad.exe", "c:\windows", @SW_MAXIMIZE)
Run("c:\windows\notepad.exe", "" , @SW_MAXIMIZE)

comment:3 Changed 14 years ago by Valik

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This is already done in I changed the examples slightly as well.

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