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Can I pass a variable via command line?

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by AbraAbraCadabra, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. AbraAbraCadabra

    AbraAbraCadabra
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    Can I pass a variable via command line like this....?

    MyDatabase.mdb "blue"

    I couldn't figure out how?
     
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  3. Douglas J Steele

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    Yes, but your command line must include a reference to the Access
    executable, not simply to the MDB file, and you must precede the parameter
    with /cmd (or a semi-colon):

    "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\MSAccess.exe"
    "C:\MyFolder\MyDatabase.mdb" /cmd blue

    To retrieve the parameter, you use the Command function.

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    Doug Steele, Microsoft Access MVP
    http://I.Am/DougSteele
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    "AbraAbraCadabra" <nws@gsw-inc.com> wrote in message
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    > Can I pass a variable via command line like this....?
    >
    > MyDatabase.mdb "blue"
    >
    > I couldn't figure out how?
    >
    >
     
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