BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 07-22-92 (13:20)             Number: 105
From: FRANCOIS ROY                 Refer#: NONE
  To: ROB MINCEY                    Recvd: NO  
Subj: Re: QBSWAP                     Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
 RM> CASE 2                                ' Shell to DOS
 RM> CLS                               ' Clear screen
 RM> SHELL                             ' Shell command

 Replace the SHELL statement with a CALL DOSSHELL("")

 REM Issue a Doss Shell to run program X$ with command line R$
     C$ = ENVIRON$("COMSPEC") + CHR$(0)
     IF R$ = "" THEN R$ = CHR$(0) + CHR$(0) ELSE R$ = R$ + " " + CHR$(0)
     RC% = 0: G$ = "TMP.TMP" + CHR$(0)
     CALL SetShell
     RC% = QBSWAP%(C$, R$, RC%, G$)
     CALL FixShell
     IF RC% AND 0 = ASC(R$) THEN SHELL       ' Normal shell if no swapper

Note that this will work in a compiled .EXE but NOT under the QB environment.
The other requirement is to link your .EXE by naming SWAP.OBJ *first*,
followed by your own program's .OBJ.  The result (SWAP.EXE) can be renamed to
whatever you want your program to be called.

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