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Re: Calling a MS-DOS command

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg56875] Re: Calling a MS-DOS command
  • From: David Bailey <dave at Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 9 May 2005 01:45:56 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <d5kasq$29r$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Swati Shah wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> I would like to call some DOS commands from Mathematica like 
> 
> delete ("tmp.txt")
> copy filea to fileb
> 
> Is this possible in Mathematica? I have been looking at the
> documentation but am not having a lot of luck.
> 
> Thanks in advance
> 
Run will do this - try Run["pause"] to see more clearly what happens. 
BTW, they are not really MS-DOS commands - MS-DOS died long ago, they 
are CMD commands.

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk


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