Thread: System call

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    System call

    i have a .exe file i need to run from within my c program. the .exe has to have a number after it so i use

    system("c:\\program.exe 1");
    is there a way to run this when i dont know the number in advance. i tried
    system("c:\\program.exe %d",num);
    This does not work.
    any ideas
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    Consider using sprintf() to create a command
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