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Paul Squires

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User Tool (on a per Project basis)
« on: April 17, 2020, 01:08:17 PM »

Thought that I'd share this little tip because it is working okay for me (so far).

I have one project where I need to run a batch file prior to every compile. I created a User Tool that invokes the batch file before every compile. The problem is that this User Tool will also run for every project, not just the project that I need it for.

A simple solution was to pass the <P> project name to the batch file and test inside the batch file for the incoming parameter. Here is what the first couple of lines of the batch file look like:

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@echo off
if %1 NEQ MyProject.wfbe exit 0

The incoming project name parameter is %1. The NEQ (not equal to) command is used to test that parameter against the string MyProject.wfbe. If the strings do not match then terminate the batch file.


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