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Redirect a windows command line program to a GUI field

Is is possible to do the above. I'm still working on my GUI and I want to see, in real time, the output of my command line program just as you would see in a dos command window, but show it on my GUI somehow. I assume a field would be where it could display??

posted by:   tony       18-Jan-2012/22:19:34-8:00



Well, you will run into challenges long before getting to the GUI part. I would focus on trying this in the REBOL console first.
    
It would mean saving the output of the command line program to disk and poll on that file once in a while, by opening a port to the file and copy from it. This would run in a loop with a small WAIT to avoid too much CPU usage.
    
You can't do this with CALL, if that is what you were expecting.
    
I'd suggest reading up on ports:
    
http://www.rebol.com/docs/core23/rebolcore-14.html

posted by:   Henrik       19-Jan-2012/4:19:07-8:00



also check:
http://softinnov.org/rebol/acall.shtml


posted by:   Endo       20-Jan-2012/2:50:41-8:00