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[SOLVED]How to not close command window? C#

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Hi, I have code in c# that runs a .cmd file at some point in the program. Below is just an example of my code, but in my program there is some important information that user need to view in command window before it closes. Right now, the command windows closes automatically as soon as the commands are done. But I want to make it so the user closes the window manually after all the commands are done. Thanks!


String commandFile = "c:\\tempCopy.cmd";

StreamWriter SW;
SW = File.CreateText(commandFile);
SW.WriteLine("C:");
SW.WriteLine("cd C:\\");
SW.WriteLine("copy C:\\file.txt C:\\anotherfile.txt");
SW.Close();

Process cmd = new Process();
cmd.StartInfo.FileName = commandFile;
cmd.Start();
cmd.WaitForExit();

File.Delete(commandFile);


update: just used a "pause" at the end of command.

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You can also use Control-F5 to Run instead of F5 to Debug. It will leave the Console Window open after the program completes.

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