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Old June 11th, 2007, 03:55 PM
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Default How do I copy info from 1 program to another?

I'm working on a project where I 'm creating a program to load a program so that the program can be run during intial program.
Program A (Initial) -LOAD-> Program B (MINE) -LOAD-> Program c (3rd party installer)

The issue is the Program C can't be renamed so it can directly work with Program A so I'm basically make a patch to make A & C work togethor. Now I got the Program A to Load Program C, the problem I'm having is that in Program A you enter the serial for Program C it doesn't actually copy over to Program C.

When I ran programs that Program A could directly load externally without Program B, the serial would copy directly to it The problem w/ my patch it won't copy over.

I was hoping someone might know what I need to do to get

Serial Entered In Program A -COPY To MEMORY-> Program B -LOAD-> show in Program C serial box

Please help, I fairly new to visual basic and would aprpeciate any help I could get.

Thanks!!

So far the code for my entire project consists of:
Private Sub Form_Load()
RetVal = Shell("NAVSetup.exe", 1)
End
End Sub


 
Old June 12th, 2007, 11:58 AM
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If the value(s) is/are passed as command-line arguments, they will be available in VB as Command$. You can then send that argument to C by creating command-line arguments.
Code:
Private Sub Form_Load()

   RetVal = Shell("NAVSetup.exe" & " " & Command$, 1)
   ' Regarding this “1”, you should use the pre-defined constants
   ' (in this case vbNormalFocus that VB has.
   ' This will make your code [u]much</u> easier to understand when you
   ' come back to it in 6 months.

   End

End Sub
There is no reason to catch the return value, since you are never going to use it (having End as the next statement and all).

Remove the RetVal =, and the parenthises around the argument list.
Code:
    Shell "NAVSetup.exe" & " " & Command$, vbNormalFocus





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