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Anyone have a list of system calls? Things such as: system("pause"); //outputs a message saying, //"press any key to continue" //and waits until any key is pressed system("cls"); //clears output window etc. (requires cstdlib header) I''m told that these are DOS 6.3 functions, and since Windows has a DOS emulator, some of them work in C++ programs on windows. Thanks.

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I''m told that these are DOS 6.3 functions, and since Windows has a DOS emulator, some of them work in C++ programs on windows.
Yes. They''re also disgusting, and there''s hardly any reason to use them. CLS, for example, prints 25 newlines in a standard Windows command shell. PAUSE can be handled by normal I/O blocking (cin, scanf, getch - though getch is non-standard), etc.

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