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Old April 15th, 2007, 09:27 PM
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How can I open a system program multiple times.

#!/usr/bin/perl
use warnings;
use strict;
system ("notepad.exe");
#How can I make this program open as much times as I want?

 
Old April 18th, 2007, 08:18 AM
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Use a loop. Pehaps something like:

Code:
#!/usr/bin/perl
use warnings;
use strict;

print "Run program? (y/n)"; # ask if we should run program
while(<> !~ /^n/i) {        # while our user doesn't reply with a line that starts 'n'
   print "\n";              # print a blank line 
   system ("notepad.exe");  # run program
   print "Another? (y/n)";  # ask if we want another instance of the program run
}
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Thank you kid sir:D

 
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quote:Originally posted by ZORCH
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