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How do you slow down a fast dos program?

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3dOptics    275
When I run this very simple program it runs to fast, is there any way that i can put a delay to slow it down? Like I said it is a very simple program. After it displays the message "Enter your age" and he person does so, but after that you cant read the next line, so how can you slow it down. Im on a 667mhz computer. Coded in C++ #include int main() { int age; cout<<"Enter your Age:"; cin>>age; if (age<10) { cout<<"You are fairly young."; } else if (age==15) { cout<<"You are as old as me."; } else if (age>60) { cout<<"You are getting vary old."; } return 0; }

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Null and Void    1088
Run it from the console.

In Win9x/ME do this: Start->Run, Type "command.com"
In WinNT/2K do this: Start->Run, Type "cmd.exe"

Now use "cd ___" to change directories, use "M:" to change drives. When you get to the correct directory type the name of the exe, without the ".exe" after it to run it. The console will stay open after the program ends, allowing you to see the output.

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Prosper/LOADED    100
If you don''t want to run it on a console, you can use a little trick : just cin>>stuff (or getchar()/getkey()/etc...) at the end of the prog. This way, the application will wait for an input and you will be able to read its answer.

Of course, this doesn''t look very professionnal but for small test progs that''s useful.

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