aledain at receptor.pharm.uwa.edu.au
Thu Apr 18 20:25:16 EST 1996
>In article <4krthn$f1q at vivanews.vivanet.com>, vonbuskr at vivanet.com (R.
>> Im trying to find a software program that will:
>> 1. start a program at a specific time
>> 2. Run the program for a specific time
>> 3. Close the program
>> Does anyone have any Ideas???
>In article <buehler+-1704961501550001 at 7100powerpc.mgen.pitt.edu>,
> buehler+ at pitt.edu (Eugen C. Buehler) wrote:
> Well if you're smart enough to be using a Macintosh, it should take
>about five minutes to write an Applescript that would do what you want.
>Here's what it would look like:
> ... script snipped ...
>If you're using Windows 95 (aka Mac 88) or any of those other, lesser
>platforms, you're on your on.
Not so true. If you run Warp then a turbo pascal prog written thus:
if time=runtime then exec(program)
if time>endtime then done:=true
with Warp setting of the idle sensitivity means this prog only uses minimum
resources (just like Apples). I'm sure a REXX prog (from Warp) would do it
very (much more) elegantly too.
Getting back to the original request, I have written program that runs
other programs at set times in Windoze and Dos, if you would like the code,
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