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Delay commands question?

#1 Post by Dos_Probie » 08 Feb 2015 10:21

Can someone explain the following delay commands which appear to do the same thing as far as advantages or disadvantages.
~DP

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timeout /t 5 >nul
choice /n /t 5 /d y >nul

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Re: Delay commands question?

#2 Post by Squashman » 08 Feb 2015 10:38

I use choice in much of my automation tasks. Most of the time the automation runs the same but I may want to branch or stop the automation when I am testing something. The choice command gives me that option as well as a delay wheres TIMEOUT only gives me a delay.

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Re: Delay commands question?

#3 Post by Dos_Probie » 08 Feb 2015 13:38

Thanks for the info, so I guess you could say then that with "choice" you have "more choice's".
~DP :mrgreen:

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