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Arguments Property (Shortcut Object)

Sets the arguments for a shortcut, or identifies a shortcut's arguments.


                      object.Arguments

object

WshShortcut object.

The Arguments property returns a string.

The following code sets the Arguments property.

set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
strDesktop = WshShell.SpecialFolders("Desktop")
set oShellLink = WshShell.CreateShortcut(strDesktop & "\Shortcut Script.lnk")
oShellLink.TargetPath = WScript.ScriptFullName
oShellLink.WindowStyle = 1
oShellLink.Hotkey = "Ctrl+Alt+f"
oShellLink.IconLocation = "notepad.exe, 0"
oShellLink.Description = "Shortcut Script"
oShellLink.WorkingDirectory = strDesktop
oShellLink.Arguments = "C:\myFile.txt"
oShellLink.Save
var WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell");
var strDesktop = WshShell.SpecialFolders("Desktop");
var oShellLink = WshShell.CreateShortcut(strDesktop + "\\Shortcut Script.lnk");
oShellLink.TargetPath = WScript.ScriptFullName;
oShellLink.WindowStyle= 1;
oShellLink.Hotkey= "Ctrl+Alt+f";
oShellLink.IconLocation= "notepad.exe, 0";
oShellLink.Description= "Shortcut Script";
oShellLink.WorkingDirectory= strDesktop;
oShellLink.Arguments = "C:\\myFile.txt"; oShellLink.Save();

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