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shilpa reddy
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Joined: Dec 12, 2000
Posts: 29
Hi,
I have the following command to execute Oracle's export utility from command line.OS is Windows 2000
Runtime.getRuntime().exec(exp user/pass@db FILE=C:\abc.dmp ) ;
However, the DOS window shows up when the process starts executing. How do I minmize the Dos window.
Any suggestions,
Thanks,
Shilpa.
Cindy Glass
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Posts: 8521
You would need to find out from Oracle if they have a version of their exp program that handles the DOS window differently.


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shilpa reddy
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Joined: Dec 12, 2000
Posts: 29
Thanks Cindy,
I will do that.
But is it possible to pass any command line parameters which will suppress the dos window from popping up ?
Shilpa
karl koch
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Joined: May 25, 2001
Posts: 388
hi,
perhaps you can deal with the start command ?
if you want to open foo.doc in word, then you can simply type following in the command line: start foo.doc. start also takes some parameters (MIN is one of them).
this only works if the app is registered/the extension is registered with a app.
karl
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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