Opening an untitled and unsaved NotePad file via shell

Scott Kane scott at
Fri Jul 27 11:06:27 EDT 2007

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Ray" <kray at>

> Not that I'm aware of - Notepad can take a command line parameter, but it 
> is the path to the file it should open. The only other way you might
> be able to get data into Notepad is to script it with VBS (if it's 
> scriptable), but then you have a '.vbs' script that you needed to
> create to cause this to happen, which is just as bad as having a temporary 
> file...

It can't.  However...  If  you can work out a way to do a SendKeys on Rev 
(or as a plugin) then that probably would work.

Scott Kane 

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