I have a shortcut in a public location that I want to create a batch file for so that people just have to run the batch file. Right-click on the program and click Open file location.
To start an exe file from a batch file in Windows you can use the start command.
Launch application from batch file. Thanks but when I leave work Excel is already open. However using batch files with Command Prompt is a convenient option when you need to run commands to change settings automate routines and start apps or launch websites. The batch file will launch the program by way of the shortcut and the user will follow the prompts.
So I run these shortcuts in the batch file as follows. This application launches a new process and executes Windows applications in that process. Sample application describes how to call any Windows application or batch file using a C console application.
When I use a batch file to open an Excel file the next morning it opens the Excel app anew new window and Excel complains that my personalxls my macros in the already-open Excel is already open. Now when you want to open up multiple programs or applications just double click on the batch file and youre ready to pay the bills. I am trying to create a keyboard shortcut to run a program as a different user.
Create a shortcut lnk on your desktop for this application. Open the Programs folder then The Startup Folder. After making your selections dont forget to select the last number in the list so the batch file will exit.
Running executable EXE files When a file that contains aexe header is invoked from a CMD prompt or batch file with or without START it will be opened as an executable file. Below you can find the commands syntax and some examples. Then find the first program you want the batch file to open right click on it then click properties then find where it says location or if its a shortcut find target and copy the location in the bar.
By Srini Start command can be used to run a commandbatch file in another command window or to launch an application from command line. The filename extension does not have to beEXE. Now when you start your computer your program will automatically start for you.
Time To Run The Batch File To run it double click on the batch file. In the next section Ill review an example to create a batch file that will launch the Python GUI below. Steps to Create a Batch File to Run Python Script Step 1.
This article uses batch files for demonstration and the reader should have preliminary knowledge of batch files. Any way to open a new xls file from already-open Excel app. You do not even have to press on the batch file to start your program.
So far it seems the best way would be to make a batch file to run the program as a different user and then set the keyboard shortcut to that batch command. Kept this file at Desktop and created a folder where I put all shortcuts for relevant programs. Open the Start menu and go to All apps to find the first program you want to open in your batch.
The same concepts would apply for any Python script that youd like to run using a batch file. But I do not understand why you need a batch file at all for starting the application with the additional parameter. A command window will appear allowing you to make your selections one at a time it will loop by entering the number next to the word Pick then pressing the Enter key.
For example the following command would start Notepad in most versions of Windows. Copy your file from the desktop and paste it in the Startup folder. To start create your Python Script.
I ve created the following batch file and run it whenever I open my laptop in the office to open relevant programs at a single click. So what is the syntax to make a batch file essentially double click on a shortcut. Launch Your Batch File From the Shortcut Now double-click the shortcut icon on your desktop.
You should see a command prompt window quickly open then close as the first line of the batch file forces then your two applications should launch. Then right click on the shortcut left click on Properties and append after a space character USERPROFILEDesktopBGInfodc_bginfobgi as parameter. Launch another command window.
The complication is that mmcexe requires elevation. Create the Python Script. Now go back to notepad then put a quotation mark and paste in the location.
However I cannot seem to write a successful batch command. Its a ClickOnce deployment.