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Command prompt commands waiting for response

Question asked by a.fanet on Jul 31, 2018
Latest reply on Jul 31, 2018 by fmpdude

I'm looking for some sort of way to execute an external application and wait for the application to return within a script, so that the return can be used as a variable in FIleMaker. I've tried about 5 different third party plugins, all without working, including Monkey Bread, 24U's toolbox, and BaseElements without any sort of success. Anybody here have functionality that does this for a windows system? Most of these are for things such as File Open and Save dialogs and other external tools that we use that require a returned value before FileMaker's script continues.

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