Sending parameters to DOS fromMSAccess

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Sending parameters to DOS fromMSAccess

Post by dendic » 2013-04-11T08:37:40-07:00

I send this to DOS from Access:

Dim strCommand As String
Dim strVariableFrom, strVariableTo As Variant
strVariableFrom = "test.tif"
strVariableTo = "test.PDF"
strCommand = "c:\imagemagick\imagemagick\convert.exe" & " " & strVariableFrom & " " & strVariableTo
Shell ("Cmd /k" & strCommand)


When it gets to the DOS prompt it looks like this and fails:
convert.exe 'test.tif' 'test.pdf'
Note the single quotes.

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