Microsoft KB Archive/34250
PRB: Redirection in the QuickC Environment Not Possible PSS ID Number: Q34250 Article last modified on 02-13-1992 PSS database name: S_QuickC
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MS-DOS | OS/2
SYMPTOMS Redirection of program input/output using the MS-DOS redirection symbols >, >>, <, and << does not work when these are used as command-line arguments within the QuickC environment.
CAUSE It is impossible to redirect input and output to/from the QuickC environment because the >, >>, <, and << redirection symbols are interpreted by COMMAND.COM instead of QC, QCL, or CL.
RESOLUTION If redirection is needed, the program must be run from MS-DOS and not via the Run command (F5 or Run-Go menu) in the QuickC environment. There are several options you can use to run a program that requires redirection:
1. Exit QuickC and run the program. 2. Use the MS-DOS shell feature from the QuickC File menu. 3. Use the Run DOS Command feature from the QuickC Utility menu. This menu will also allow you to build a custom command for this menu. A custom command is useful when testing because you can run the program without exiting QuickC.
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