I have to play in Windowed mode to be able to use my second monitor and I need to be able to launch shortcuts from the taskbar. Not sure if that has an effect or not. In Windows 2000, the best I can do is tell it to 'run minimized' in the properties for the shortcut. Thanks that answers my question. After it finished running, i. If not, then we declare the disk full and put the file on a brand new disk.
This allows you to build logic into your tasks. This example shows me using wordpad and notepad since I don't have your exact programs. When World of Warcraft is launched, I want Logitech Setpoint to close and when I close World of Warcraft, I want Logitech Setpoint to re-launch. It is not an end user support forum. I have a batch script that I use to launch a program, such as notepad. What was really annoying was not that the prompt window appeared but that it had to stay open as long as the program was running.
I can set the Run to Minimized and at least it is not displayed on the screen. Second, the dos window will remain open while playing wow, hopefully this won't have any impact, when wow closes the dos window should kick off setpoint again. What you need to do in this case is run the Windows-based version of the interpreter instead of the console-based one -- no start necessary. It's as if a secret goto label were added to the top of the file. There's your quick introduction to the secret :eof label and batch file subroutines.
Any help will be appreciated. For example, the following command would start in most versions of Windows. It needs to start cmenu32. If that command processor was started just for the purpose of executing the batch file, the command processor itself will stop running after completing batch file execution. Tip If you want to start multiple executable files, keep in mind that the batch file opens each of the files almost immediately.
The cmd calls cygwin, and cygwin starts notepad. Note that if you search for this on the Web you will find references to this from 2012 when 2. I'm pretty sure it'll run them both at the same time. You will see that notepad opens first. If you forget the call, then control does not return. The setlocal command takes a snapshot of the environment for restoration when we perform the endlocal at the end.
If you wish the cmd. When World of Warcraft is launched, I want Logitech Setpoint to close and when I close World of Warcraft, I want Logitech Setpoint to re-launch. A Powerful Scheduling Engine Scheduling flexibility is the key to successful automation. Offline I dont know if there is an easier way but grab a copy of , and try this. I could be totally misunderstanding and be out to lunch : Here is what I have so far.
Otherwise, we add the file to the current disk and see if it fits. We need yu to post the contents of the batch file. Edit: Ok glad that worked, I'll leave this info here incase it comes in handy. Nihar, when calling a program within a cmd. We hope you enjoy your stay here! I tried putting the exit after mstsc command as follows: mstsc -v server3 exit but it never reaches to exit as mstsc -v server3 seems to be waiting for some status. By using the call command, a batch file can invoke another batch file and regain control after that other batch file returns.
What you can do is take steps to make sure that the batch file exits as quickly as possible. This article has also been viewed 5,750 times. It is not quite hard and you can learn to do it yourself in about 5 minutes! If that's the case I would rather go with a powershell script for that purpose. Any help would be appreciated. I think the issue is with the first command you are running not returning properly.
Enclosing the folder name in double quotes tells Windows the spaces are part of the folder name. I can set the Run to Minimized and at least it is not displayed on the screen. The for command iterates over all the files in the current directory. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Is there any way to tell it to wait until the process it started completes and then shutdown? You can't -- executing a batch file with the built in Command Prompt is going to keep a window open until the batch file exits.