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close dos window

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Running a Turbo Pascal 7 program from within Windows 98 causes the dos window it creates to remain open after termination. How can I have the program close the dos window when it ends?

RE: close dos window


That's got to do with Windows -not TP7. Easy to fix, though. Just make a shortcut to the exe then look at the properties -there you should find a checkbox that sets the window to close on DOS execution.

Good luck  §;O)


PS. Did you know that you can swap between full screen and window by pressing Enter while holding down the alt key...  §;O)

RE: close dos window

Thanx dkdude, that's all I needed!

RE: close dos window

You're welcome, sulafool!!  §;O)


RE: close dos window

You can also execute the program from a ".BAT" file that ends with an "EXIT" command. That ends the DOS session and it also allows you to do other things before you exit like erase files or other initialization/cleanup steps.

In the properties tab you can set up the window to run minized so it doesm't even show up on the screen. Also in the minized batch file you can test and other things, even start another window to display any errors if you have any with the DOS "START" command

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