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pause


Pauses script execution.


Syntax


state = pause()
pause(t)
pause(newState)
previousState = pause(newState)
currentState = pause('query')

Input argument


t

t: double value. time (seconds) before to continue.

newState

a string: 'on' (enable pause) or 'off' (disable pause setting)

Output argument


previousState, currentState

a string: 'on' or 'off'

Description


pause(t) suspends execution for t seconds.

pause without input argument wait until return key is pressed.

Example


an example

state = pause
echo('press return to continue.')
pause
pause('off')
pause
pause('on')
pause(5)

See also


sleep.

History


Version Description
1.0.0 initial version

Author


Allan CORNET

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