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Topic Title: how to introduce inpute file after runing an exe file
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 09/29/2014 06:56 PM
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HosseinJanjani
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Hi everyone,

 

I am trying to conncet 2 software using automate but i am not sure it is possible or not. in the first step, I have to run exe file (one of software) and then it is needed to introduce text file to runing program.

I have tried serveral time but as i am new to use automate, i appreciate if you can help me out.

 

Thanks,

HJ



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 09/30/2014 08:11 AM
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Mary Manzano
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Hello Hossein,

If the first step is to run an .exe file, you can use the run command Action for this.

Then if you need to open a text file you can use the same Run Action. If you need to read from file you can use the File System Action. 

 

I hope this helps you. If it did not solve the issue, please outline with more details what is it you are trying to accomplish. If you have a task build you can copy the code and attach it to the post and let us know where you are having issues. 



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