Shell command problem on Windows 7

Bob Sneidar bobs at
Tue Oct 16 17:00:16 EDT 2012

I tried that Ralph and it wouldn't work. I got the same result Peter did when I excluded the quotes. Another way to do it is shell(quote & tCommand & quote)

That way you can be sure there are quotes when the command is shelled out. This would work only if you don't have arguments that must be outside a quoted string. 

It's my understanding that the command should work in the command prompt without quotes, but there must be something about the shell() function itself that messes with the command. 


On Oct 16, 2012, at 12:01 PM, Ralph DiMola wrote:

> Peter,
> Lose the quotes around the program name and you should be OK
> Ralph DiMola
> IT Director
> Evergreen Information Services
> rdimola at

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