Run a Bat file in Marco

CThai

Active Member
Joined
Mar 18, 2007
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Hello -

I have a batch file (flat file) that i would like to run when clicking on a button in Excel, I try
Code:
Sub Run()
Dim RetVal
 RetVal = Shell("C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\15.bat", vbMaximizedFocus)
End Sub

but it's giving me an error... please help
 

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Andrew Poulsom

MrExcel MVP
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Assuming it's the long folder name that's causing the problem:

Code:
RetVal = Shell("""C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\15.bat""", vbMaximizedFocus)
 

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