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how to get the value from cmd prompt to c++?

Discussion in 'C++' started by IceCream, May 26, 2010.

  1. IceCream

    IceCream New Member

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    using c++ with command prompt codes... i wanna know how to get the value from cmd prompt to c++?

    example i want to get the hostname:

    char x;
    x=system("FOR /F \"usebackq tokens=1\" %B IN (`hostname`) do echo %B"); :freak:

    something like this... :)
     
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    xpi0t0s Mentor

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    Redirect the output to a file, then open the file after the system() command and read it.
    Alternatively find out how to do this by using OS calls - that's how the shell does it.
     

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