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Run an exe file from KF.

Hi All,


I have a executeable (.exe) file. I want to run it through KF. How can i do that.

I know how to run a dll file. But i am not sure how to run a exe file.


Thanks in advance.


Best Regards,

Raghavan Natarajan

Accepted by topic author Raghav
‎07-25-2016 02:38 AM

Re: Run an exe file from KF.


I think you have already received an answer, but in case anyone else with the same question finds this thread, the way to do this is to use the KF system() call.


For example, if you add an attribute in the KF navigator, give it a name, select Any for the type, and use this for the formula:


system("start /wait winword.exe");


Then it will launch Microsoft Word and  pause until you close the Word window.  The /wait is optional, I just used that to make it easy to tell what was happening.  You can launch many different kinds of things this way.


Re: Run an exe file from KF.

Thanks a lot Steve.