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Running an .EXE file with an Input file with a command via matlab

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Ivan Mich
Ivan Mich on 8 Mar 2020
Edited: Jeff Miller on 4 Apr 2020
Hello,
I have a code problem. The purpose is to run an .exe file via command.
I have find the command which is system('file.exe &').
But this file needs an input file ( a .txt file (the name of this file is ab.txt) in cmd file) in order to run.
I have tried these commands but it is no works :
status = system(sprintf('file.exe "%s"',ab.txt));
Could anyone help me?

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Mario Malic
Mario Malic on 8 Mar 2020
Try to do it using CMD, if you are able to do it in there just put what you've written in system()

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Jeff Miller
Jeff Miller on 9 Mar 2020
Edited: Jeff Miller on 4 Apr 2020
sprintf might be overkill here. Maybe just:
status = system('file.exe ab.txt')
If file.exe is not on the Windows path, you might need to include the information about where it is, e.g.
status = system('C:\Software\Bin\file.exe ab.txt')

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