HOWTO

Call SwyxFax Client 2.10 from command line (kb3066)

The information in this article applies to:

  • SwyxFax Client v2.10

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Summary

Call SwyxFax Client from command line

You can also start SwyxFax Client from the command line. You can handle SwyxFax Client via different parameters. These parameters has to be entered in the command line. SwyxFax Client will be started and according to the entered parameters different actions will be executed.

 


Information

The following parameters are in effect in this case:

Parameters Explanation
/q

Sending a Quickfax
When this parameter is called, SwyxFax Client will be started. Then the window "Send Fax" will open. A Quickfax can be sent together with a cover page.

/f:<filename>

Sending a fax via text file
When this parameter is used, SwyxFax Client will be started and the content of the file given to the parameter <filename> will be sent as a fax. The "Send Fax" window will open. Here you can enter or select the fax number and send the fax. The commandline-parameter /f: supports the following formats in addition to text files: DCX, PCX, TIFF, RLE, SFF, BMP.

/f:<filename>
/n:<callednumber>

The content of the file will be sent to the given fax number
When this parameter is used, SwyxFax Client will be started and the content of the file will be sent to the number given as a parameter. The "Send Fax" window will remain closed.

/f:<filename>
/n:<callednumber>
/q

 

The content of the file will be sent to the given fax number together with a cover page
When this parameter is used, SwyxFax Client will be started and the content of the file will be sent as a Quickfax to the fax number given as a parameter. The cover page will be included in this case due to the use of the parameter /q.

The sequence of the parameters is random. If a name contains one or more spaces, it must be placed in quotation marks.

Example:

In order to send a text saved in a text file (here: fax.txt) as a fax to a specific recipient (here: recipient with the fax no. +049 1213 4567 890), switch to the directory in which SwyxFax Client is installed and enter the following command via the command line:

FaxClient.exe /f:fax.txt /n:"+49 1234 567 890"

or

FaxClient.exe /f:fax.txt /n:+491234567890

If you would like to add a cover page to the fax, include the parameter /q.

FaxClient.exe /f:fax.txt /n:+491234567890 /q

If SwyxFax Client has already been started, any additional calls will be ignored. 


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