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command line assistance

Question asked by VRFuser on Oct 24, 1996
from: Greg Goebel / HP-MXD / 970-679-2305 / FAX 970-679-5971
to:   VRf/Jeff Davis
date: Thursday, 24 October 1996 1522 MDT

> NAME: Jeff Davis
> Help,
> We are using the EXECUTE PROGRAM object to open the Windows utility program
> called NOTEPAD.EXE.  We are able to open the program, but would also like to
> enable the "Word Wrap" option upon file execution.  Does any one know the
> command line switch that will enable this?  We are using notepad as a "USER
> NOTES" function in several of our programs, it is free, and loads very fast.
>  It is easy enough to open a specific file, all you have to do with VEE is
> pull-up an EXECUTE PROGRAM Object, and add a COMMAND pin (The ONLY control
> input) that points to the file you want to open (EXAMPLE COMMAND INPUT:
> notepad.exe c:proglib3325hlp.txt).  If someone could tell us how to throw
> the wordwrap switch, we would be real happy.
> J. Davis

I tried running Notepad with a "-h" or "/h" option to see if it listed any
help ... it just told me the file didn't exist.  There's nothing in the
online help about command-line switches, either.

If it took command-line switches I think it should at least give a
command-line switch error.  Things don't look promising here.

Also the word-wrap option is not preserved between different runs of Notepad,
worse luck.

[<>] regards -- gvg