Owning Class: support
Requires: MathScript RT Module (Windows)
[code] = dos(command)
[code] = dos(command, '-echo')
[code, output] = dos(command)
[code, output] = dos(command, '-echo')
Executes a Windows or DOS command in the current working directory. If you call this function in the LabVIEW Run-Time Engine, LabVIEW executes the command in the directory where you installed the stand-alone application or shared library. This function is similar to the System Exec VI.
|command||Specifies the Windows or DOS command you want to execute. command is a string. Before continuing execution, LabVIEW waits for the operating system to finish executing the command. To direct LabVIEW not to wait for the operating system to finish executing the command, include & at the end of the command string.|
|'-echo'||Directs LabVIEW to display the output in the Command Window of the LabVIEW MathScript Window.|
|code||Returns the return code of the command.|
|output||Returns the output string of the command.|
The following table lists the support characteristics of this function.
|Supported in the LabVIEW Run-Time Engine||Yes|
|Supported on RT targets||No|
[code, result] = dos('help')
[code, result] = dos('ipconfig', '-echo');