Batch File Action Command Tab
This tab of the Batch File Command action specifies the batch file or command script to run.
Command script: Specifies the batch file or command script to invoke (required). The filename of a command script or batch file can be provided, or the contents of a script can be entered in the second field.
|•||Single percent characters must be doubled (%%) to not be treated specially by Visual Build. Strings within percents (i.e., %PATH%) will also be expanded by Visual Build if not escaped.|
|•||Bracket characters [ and ] normally denote a script expression to be inserted into a field; to insert literal brackets, use two bracket characters [[ or ]].|
Ignore special characters: If checked, the above processing of special characters for macro references and script expressions will not be performed and escaping (doubling) will not be needed.
|•||The exit code of the command processor will be stored in the RUNPROGRAM_EXITCODE temporary macro.|
|•||To execute Windows shell (as opposed to command processor shell) commands (for instance, to open a document in its associated application, select cmd /c call in the processor field, .cmd in the file extension, and enter a command script of start "shell command here".|