2.33  PAUSE command

2.33.1  Syntax

pause comment

2.33.2  Purpose

Suspend batch mode. Wait for the user to hit a key.

2.33.3  Status

This command does not work on all systems, due to buffering of console i/o.


Prints Continue? and waits for a key hit. Type `n', `N', escape or control-c to terminate the batch mode. Type anything else to continue.

Any comment is ignored.

2.33.5  Examples

pause Try more gain

These both work the same. Ask to continue, wait for a key hit, then go on.