Size of the command window

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    Size of the command window

    Is there a way you can specify in a console application the size of the command window which will be opened?

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    Lightbulb #include<windows.h>

    Not in console programming. Once you get into winAPI programming you'll have more control over your window properties.
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    The only problem is though, is that WinAPI is a lot harder

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    There is a way of doing it, you have to include the windows header file (windows.h) and the type the following:

    system("mode con:lines=40");
    system("mode con:cols=100");

    The numbers are just examples, but you get the idea...

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    >> The only problem is though, is that WinAPI is a lot harder
    You just need a good tutorial.

    gg

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