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by misol101
24 Jun 2016 11:00
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Programs blocking the current shell
Replies: 41
Views: 10535

Re: Programs blocking the current shell

You cannot change from running an external executable to running a batch file by file association and expect the advice to match your original posts and their responses! Sorry, I have probably been unclear. I tried to "simplify" things at the start, probably a bad idea I'll try again: I h...
by misol101
24 Jun 2016 10:42
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Programs blocking the current shell
Replies: 41
Views: 10535

Re: Programs blocking the current shell

And using start /B (which I did in case 7 above) has side effects (for console programs/bat files), such as the program running no longer listening to key input [7] however ran cmd.exe with a command parameter and didn't include the additional empty doublequotes True, but doing it your way (as in [...
by misol101
24 Jun 2016 10:30
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Programs blocking the current shell
Replies: 41
Views: 10535

Re: Programs blocking the current shell

So to explain: I do *not* want to run the program asynchronuously. What I want is how I *thought* "call" or "cmd /C" would behave, i.e. run the program, and whenever it quits, resume batch operation. The problem is that after Chrome quits, the batch file for some reason is still ...
by misol101
24 Jun 2016 10:27
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Programs blocking the current shell
Replies: 41
Views: 10535

Re: Programs blocking the current shell

As already answered start /b "" "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" [8] start /b "" "%Program Files(x86)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" [9] start /b chrome.exe [11] What I mean is, if I run e.g: start /b "" "wh...
by misol101
24 Jun 2016 10:07
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Programs blocking the current shell
Replies: 41
Views: 10535

Re: Programs blocking the current shell

It MUST be normal behavior that calling an external programm blocks the batch execution. Think about command tools like findstr.exe or choice.exe. They would be completely useless otherwise. Of course, but when the external program quits, the batch execution should resume, right!? That's what was n...
by misol101
24 Jun 2016 09:52
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Programs blocking the current shell
Replies: 41
Views: 10535

Re: Programs blocking the current shell

8, 9 and 11 all have the same behaviour: No new window opens, No more freeze! Still, every second time I run Chrome, nothing happens. But the freeze is gone, thanks! (10 produced a faulty line) Not sure I get what's going on here. Unfortunately it's still not quite what I want, because when I use th...
by misol101
24 Jun 2016 09:30
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Programs blocking the current shell
Replies: 41
Views: 10535

Programs blocking the current shell

I have run into something confusing. Some programs, when run from a batch program, seems to block forever, even after the program quits! I am then forced to close down the cmd window, Ctrl-C/Z/break do not work. For me, this seems to be the case with Chrome. I don't know if it's the same with all ve...
by misol101
24 Jun 2016 08:55
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Listb - a file explorer/viewer inside the console window
Replies: 27
Views: 115884

Re: Listb - a file explorer/viewer inside the console window

Archive updated, I have added dividing lines between columns. The lines are on by default if using the latest extendlistb.bat (when running l.bat), and off if using listb.bat only. If you have your own extendlistb.bat, you can turn on dividers by adding the following line after the label :SETCOLORS ...
by misol101
23 Jun 2016 14:04
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: CmdRunner - 3d game (CubeRunner clone)
Replies: 44
Views: 22071

Re: CmdRunner - 3d game (CubeRunner clone)

Archive updated. I was looking at a 3d batch script by einstein1969,and found the line: for /F "Tokens=1 delims==" %%v in ('set') do set "%%v=" Clever little thing, and amazing how much it speeds things up to clean the environment from variables! So I tried it for this game and g...
by misol101
23 Jun 2016 09:29
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Cmdgfx - draw 3d and graphic primitives (polygons,circles etc) in cmd window (now with 24-bit RGB support!)
Replies: 119
Views: 89098

Re: Cmdgfx - draw graphic primitives (polygons,circles etc) in cmd line window

Archive update, fixed a bug when using tpoly with gxy or text file.

Changed gfxtest3.bat to test this, now press RETURN to switch between textures.
by misol101
23 Jun 2016 06:22
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Listb - a file explorer/viewer inside the console window
Replies: 27
Views: 115884

Re: Listb - a file explorer/viewer inside the console window

The archive (as well as the gotoxy archive) was updated. Added support for adaptive columns, which means that if there are less files in the folder than what fits within the number of columns set, then the number of columns is decreased to fit the number of files. To turn on adaptive columns, specif...
by misol101
22 Jun 2016 15:18
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: CmdRunner - 3d game (CubeRunner clone)
Replies: 44
Views: 22071

Re: CmdRunner - 3d game (CubeRunner clone)

batchcc wrote:Thank you for creating this I haven't tried it yet but it looks cool; can't wait to play!


Ah, hate to disappoint, but unlike CmdRunner the Mario thing is not a game, just the bare bones of what could become a game, should anyone be so inclined.
by misol101
22 Jun 2016 14:22
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: Cmdgfx - draw 3d and graphic primitives (polygons,circles etc) in cmd window (now with 24-bit RGB support!)
Replies: 119
Views: 89098

Re: Cmdgfx - draw graphic primitives (polygons,circles etc) in cmd line window

Archive updated, see top for link. I have added an "image" operation, basically to add "sprites". It takes either a pcx file, a gxy file (can be created with my gotoxy editor etc, see http://www.dostips.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7129), or actually any text file. Also, the...
by misol101
22 Jun 2016 14:07
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: CmdRunner - 3d game (CubeRunner clone)
Replies: 44
Views: 22071

Re: CmdRunner - 3d game (CubeRunner clone)

Well, thanks again to batchcc! The question asked made me realize that something vital was missing from cmdgfx to make 2d games: sprites/images. So I added that, gxy files and pcx files can now be used. Also, the parallax scroller is now included in the cmdgfx.zip archive, download from http://www.m...
by misol101
21 Jun 2016 13:21
Forum: DOS Batch Forum
Topic: CmdRunner - 3d game (CubeRunner clone)
Replies: 44
Views: 22071

Re: CmdRunner - 3d game (CubeRunner clone)

Changed the parallax script above so that it can run in both directions. Use cursor left/right to switch.

(also, my high score for CmdRunner is now 10475 :wink: )