System command

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    System command

    I used the system("cls") command inorder to clear the screen. But it did nt work. The system("..") command is not having any effect whichever DOS command is inserted within the quotes. Why is this?

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    It should work. Perhaps you can post an example.

    Also, what OS are you running on - if you are trying to use Windows/DOS commands on a Linux system, it obviously won't work.

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    The OS is windowsXP and the compiler is Borland 3.0.

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    Post some code. Otherwise we are only guessing...

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