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st: RE: Pausing a command in runtime

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: Pausing a command in runtime
Date   Thu, 23 Oct 2008 14:00:36 +0100

I am not sure why you want to stop something that is moving very slowly,
if I am debugging something I sometimes slap in an 


command line. My reason for that is so that I can peek at the variables
in question (and I then often wish I had added variable labels to my
temporary variables to be clear on what is what, but that's a different

Anyway, a side-effect of that is clearly that the program pauses until
I'm done with the Editor, so that or -browse- may fit the bill. 


(Does -pause- not fit the bill in any case? I don't use it, although
that means nothing, except that I don't use it.) 

Kam Kup

I have a number of ML commands that require several hours to execute.  I
know about the pause command that can be written into a do file, but is
there a way to pause such a command in runtime?

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