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help with command line arguments in program

jeffmanjeffman Posts: 112Member
Hello Everyone, It has been a few months since i was last here. Can anyone help me figure out how to code my program so i can get a command line argument out of the code. Here is the code so far i have been attempting to work with so far:
Dim arguments(999) As String
For Each argument As String In My.Application.CommandLineArgs
MsgBox("argument:" + argument)
MsgBox("length of argument:" + argument.Length.ToString, MsgBoxStyle.Information)


now, the argument varible has the command line switch and path together and i want to do case statements. In addition, i want to seperate the command line switch from the argument data. the last sentence is the part i really want to get done though.

Select Case argument
Case Is = "/l=" + argument.Substring(4, argument.Length)
argument = argument.Remove(0, 3)
If argument.Length > 3 Then
inputName = argument
If argument.Length > 3 Then
TimerFileName = argument
MsgBox("filename:" + argument)
OpenTempSettings()
End If
End If
Case Is = ""
End Select


MsgBox("argument2:" + inputName, MsgBoxStyle.Information)

'TimerFileName = inputName
'OpenTempSettings()

Next

If inputName = "" Then
MsgBox("No input name")
Else
MsgBox("Input name: " & inputName)
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