Re: [Clip] Closing DOS window
- --- In email@example.com, Abe Landsberg <abeflaco@y...> wrote:
> Jody and Abairheart, I tried putting a space between /D and thequoted command
> path for NoteTab, but that didn't help. The "DOS" window closes,but NoteTab
> does not start.the "DOS"
> Abairheart, I had not thought of using the "cmd" command. I tried:
> "C:\...\NoteTab Light\NoteTab.exe", which started NoteTab, but left
> window open.there is no
> Thanks to both of you for your suggestions. Does this means that
> way to start NoteTab from a "DOS" window and have the "DOS" windowclose after
> NoteTab starts?Perhaps it's time to ask a couple of silly questions. What Windows
version are you using? I use DOS batchfiles to start a number of
things in Win XP.
AND, you're not opening the DOS window before running the batchfile,
My DOS windows always close (without any commandline switches at all.
start notepro.exe L/:"utilities.clb"
runs NoteTab and closes the DOS window. Look up the commandline
switch -- I don't think I have it quite correct.
I start Notetab with different INI file, depending on the user ID
logged in, by associating text files with a batchfile. This DOS
window also closes after NoteTab starts (thought there is a bit of a
If I were you I'd look at some operating system related causes.
Place the batchfile into the same folder as NotePro.exe. Otherwise
you have some path issues, that make getting this correct more
Try the simples batchfile possible, and set the echo ON, for
debugging. Once it's running you can turn echo OFF on the first line
One last suggestion. You could, in desperation, add the
command "EXIT" in the batchfile, AFTER starting Notetab. I havn't
tested this in a batchfile, but EXIT from the commandline will close
the current DOS window.
- John, thanks for your interest and input.
H. Savage, thank you for the information on NoteTab minimization.
Jody, thanks for the information on keyboard-related commands. The organization
of my responses was due to necessity. I'm able to check my e-mail only once
each day or two, and I figured it would be a good way to reduce the group's
To everyone who responded: Many thanks for your help. Not only did I get a
solution (thanks again, Hugo), but I received enough useful information that I
am generating a "NoteTab Tips" file for my personal use based on the
information you've sent.
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