Spawn runs a command from the operating system. The command must contain an operating system command and arguments, if any. Results of the command will be displayed in the VrOne/VrTwo Command Prompt window. Arguments that contain blanks such as filenames must be enclosed by double quotes. For more information on the command shell overview please visit the Microsoft help page at http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/ntcmds_shelloverview.mspx?mfr=true.
Displays the contents of the active folder in the Command Prompt window.
Spa cd \Temp & Dir
Changes the current folder to \Temp and displays the contents of the folder in the Command Prompt window. The ‘&’ character indicates multiple commands on a single line. Each command runs after the previous command on the line has been completed.
Spa cd \Temp & Dir > c:\TextFile.txt
Changes the current folder to \Temp and writes a list of the contents of this folder into a text file. The ‘&’ character indicates multiple commands on a single line. Each command runs after the previous command on the line has been completed.
Spa "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" C:\vr\help\InsLine.html
Starts Internet Explorer and displays the VrOne/VrTwo help page for the interactive application Insert Line. The double quotes around the command name are used because this argument contains blanks. The text within the double quotes is considered a single argument.