Use of DOS Command

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    Question Use of DOS Command

    Hi All,
    Please bare with me, I have recently started learning C and have hit a sticking point,

    I am using TCLite to edit, compile etc .. excellent in my limited opinion, however i seem to be unable to use the System command

    e.g system("dir");

    but nothing happens, the rest of the program runs fine, it just completely ignores the line, no errors or warnings - I have tried it with various command all the same result.
    I follow the syntax in the help files for TClite but to no avail
    Can anyone give me guidance?
    Thanks in advance for any help!

    Fazzawa



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    Oh damn, why am I not surprised
    Thanks for the links and taking the time to reply & have a good one

    Fazzawa

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    what header do i have to include for the system() function?

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    You need either

    process.h
    or
    stdlib.h
    Hope you have more luck than me friend,
    have a great one




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    the stdlib.h header worked fine for me.

    thanks!


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