Running DOS programs from Foxpro Windows 
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 Running DOS programs from Foxpro Windows
Does anyone know how to run a dos app from within Foxprow for windows without
it appearing in a dos window? ie. I dont want the dos window to appear.  Thanx.

Sat, 26 Jul 1997 01:55:14 GMT
 Running DOS programs from Foxpro Windows

Try the following ( It's not perfect, but it might help you ):

run /n7 foxrun.pif /c<dos command>

This will run a MS-DOS command minimized without the window flashing...

-= Ken =-

PS: Make sure your PIF file has "Run in background" and "Exit on close".. Also, put the PIF file in your path

Ken Tittle                              | "Opinions and remarks expressed
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Sat, 26 Jul 1997 14:53:16 GMT
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