RUN

RUN

Executes an operating system command.

Syntax

       RUN <CommandLine>

Arguments

<CommandLine> This is the command to be executed on the operating system level. It can be specified as literal or as character string in parentheses.

Description

The RUN command opens a new command shell and executes the operating system commands specified with <CommandLine>.

RUN does not return until <CommandLine> is completed by the operating system. When RUN is complete, the new command shell is closed.

Example

       // The example executes the DIR command, directs its output into
       // a file and displays the result with Notepad.exe
       PROCEDURE Main
          LOCAL cCommand := "Notepad.exe files.lst"

          CLS

          ? "DIR command"
          RUN dir > files.lst

          ? "Executing Notepad.exe"
          RUN (cCommand)

          ? "Done"
       RETURN

Seealso

( ), FUNCTION, PROCEDURE

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