ShellExecute Help!!

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    Question ShellExecute Help!!

    Hi
    I am having probs trying to code ShellExecute can anyone show me where I am going wrong. I have pasted offending code below. Thanx for your help.
    Shaman

    ofstream a_file("example.bat", ios::trunc );
    a_file<<s;
    a_file.close();
    HINSTANCE heh;
    heh = ShellExecute(NULL, "open", "C:\\bc45\bin", "",
    "c:\\bc45\bin\example.bat", SW_SHOW);

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    You've got the file and directory parameters mixed up, try-

    heh = ShellExecute(NULL, "open", "example.bat", "",
    "C:\\bc45\\bin", SW_SHOW);

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    Thumbs up

    Thanx zen you know I have been struggling for days on that. Thanx again

    Shaman

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