Write to Console from a WinForm

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    Something Clever ginoitalo's Avatar
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    Write to Console from a WinForm

    I downloaded a sample project that was a Winform app that printed debug data using Console.WriteLine() to the console screen that popped up behind the WinForm.

    I tried making a new Winform myself, and using Console.WriteLine in a click event, it processed but the console didn't pop-up and show the text (even after I put Console.Read after the write).

    I couldn't find any difference (code or references) between the sample and mine.

    any ideas ?

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    Maybe the first was a console project from the start ? Just a wild guess...
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    if its anything like java
    which, C# is
    then yes, start it as a console app

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