Run DOS / Cmd command Action

Specify DOS / Cmd command with necessary parameters and the folder in which it will be executed. Running DOS / Cmd command works the same way as if Windows command line interpreter cmd.exe was opened and command subsequently typed in.

Command propertiesDetails
Command lineSpecify DOS / Cmd command followed by necessary parameters / switches. Specifying batch files or Windows executables is also allowed.
Start in folderProvide a disk location / path in which the specified DOS / Cmd command, batch file or Windows executable will be executed.
BrowseBrowseUse Browse to specify particular file or folder on local disk, network share on LAN (local area network), etc.
Variable WizardVariable WizardUse Variable Wizard for advanced input, such as, take parameter from file, associated Trigger or other Action, etc.
Run DOS / Cmd command Action Command properties
Additional notes:
  • If long filename is used to specify Command line parameter, put it into double quotes, e.g. "my file.txt".
  • Long file name usage - explains the necessity to delimit long file names using double quote characters.
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