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Catch output executed by Shell() call

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My first inclination would be that this is not possible, but wanted to ask anyway (in case the Shell() call is bi-directional or can return output):

If I use VBA to execute a call to the command shell via a Shell() call, is there any way I can grab the output of that call (to store in a string variable and, thus, a database entry)?
Aug 19 '08 #1
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Depending on a particular application you want to run you may use:
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Aug 19 '08 #2

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