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Old August 13th, 2011, 11:50 PM
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I do not see this info listed on my monitor. Your downloaded code does not show the info, either. I can watch the program pull each subitem and the Console.Write line of code shows the correct info when I look at the variable, but it does not show on the screen. Does this info just show so quickly that it leaves the monitor before I see it? Can I require a response from the user (press enter) before the data leaves the screen? Again, your downloaded code does not show the output on my monitor, either. I can step thru both programs (yours and mine) and watch the correct info being processed, but no display on the screen. Thank you.

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The Console.WriteLine statement displays text in the Output window in the IDE. Normally it is displayed at the bottom of the IDE as a tab with the Errors and Immediate windows.

If you can't find it, open the Debug's Windows submenu and select Output.

This is a good place to display debugging information.

If you run the executable outside of the IDE, the information doesn't go anywhere so the user cannot see it.
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It was there. I thought it was outputting it to a display outside of the program. Thank you.

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