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Re: [NTO] CMD Window Doesn't Close

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  • Dave
    Hi have you tried this approach below and call it something.cmd and launch in nts ... @echo off title Batch File Testing echo Hello World echo. pause
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 25 7:11 AM
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      Hi
      have you tried this approach below and call it something.cmd and launch in
      nts
      -----------------------------
      @echo off
      title Batch File Testing

      echo Hello World
      echo.
      pause

      c:\windows\explorer.exe

      echo.
      pause
      exit
      -----------------------------
      THANKYOU DAVE M


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Ray Shapp" <rayshapp@...>
      To: <ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, April 24, 2011 4:11 PM
      Subject: [NTO] CMD Window Doesn't Close


      > To all,
      >
      > How to cause the CMD window to close after launching an application via a
      > hyperlink in a topic within an NTP Outline document?
      >
      > Here's an example of what I mean:
      >
      >
      > The following is a hyperlink in a topic within an outline
      >
      > [cmd.exe /c start AntbarLaunch.bat]
      >
      > The batch file follows after one blank line:
      >
      > @ECHO off
      > :: Open Windows Explorer in Antbar directory
      > :: By RAS 4/24/2011
      > cls
      > :: a long line follows
      > c:\windows\explorer.exe C:\"Documents and Settings\RAS\Application
      > Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\d3skf7th.default\antbar"
      >
      > The batch file has ended immediately above.
      >
      > If I understand the info in the following reference, the "c" switch in the
      > cmd.exe command should cause the CMD window to close after launching
      > Windows
      > Explorer:
      >
      > http://www.computerhope.com/cmd.htm
      >
      > Instead, Windows Explorer opens with the correct directory displayed, but
      > the CMD window remains open. By adding the "exit" statement at the bottom
      > of
      > the batch file, the CMS widow does close, but Windows Explorer is not the
      > focused application (although the desired folder is selected). If I
      > eliminate the "c" switch, the batch file doesn't run at all.
      >
      > Why is the "c" switch not working?
      >
      > NTP 6.2/fv running under Win7 Pro 64-bit.
      >
      > Thank you for your help.
      >
      > Ray Shapp
      >
      >
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      >
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