Added: Apr 29, 2002
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Get Entire Command Line (not just parameters) 'As it turned out, the Declare For this Function was *totally* hosed In 'Win32Api.txt -- could be why it was blowing On you. It *Is* interesting, though, 'that the behavior Is very different between NT And 98! In both environments, I 'switched To the directory of the EXE listed above, And entered... ' 'X:CodeVBW32Modules>cmdline testing 1 2 3 ' 'NT returned... ' 'cmdline testing 1 2 3 ' 'While 98 returned... ' '"X:CODEVBW32MODULESCMDLINE.EXE" testing 1 2 3
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' From a UseNetPosting by Karl E Peterson
Private Declare Function GetCommandLine Lib "kernel32" Alias _
"GetCommandLineW" () As Long
Private Declare Sub CopyMem Lib "kernel32" Alias _
"RtlMoveMemory" (pTo As Any, uFrom As Any, ByVal lSize As Long)
Private Declare Function lstrlenW Lib "kernel32" _
(ByVal lpString As Long) As Long
Public Sub Main()
Dim lpCmdLine As Long
lpCmdLine = GetCommandLine()
MsgBox PointerToStringW(lpCmdLine), , "Command Line"
Private Function PointerToStringW(lpStringW As Long) As String
Dim Buffer() As Byte
Dim nLen As Long
If lpStringW Then
nLen = lstrlenW(lpStringW) * 2
If nLen Then
ReDim Buffer(0 To (nLen - 1)) As Byte
CopyMem Buffer(0), ByVal lpStringW, nLen
PointerToStringW = Buffer
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