Re: Click in the command prompt window pauses the application

"Igor Tandetnik" <>
Fri, 26 Feb 2010 07:31:43 -0500
Viv wrote:

I created a console application which has to run until CTRL+C is used.
Everything works fine besides the fact that if one clicks with the
mouse into the command prompt window the application pauses.

This is the standard behavior of the console window. It allows you to =
select and copy text out of it. It's not a problem with your =

How can I
get rid of this?

Click on the icon in the top left corner of the console window. Select =
Properties from the menu (or Defaults if you want to change the settings =
for all console applications systemwide). On the Options tab, uncheck =
QuickEdit mode.

I mean my application shouldn't get paused whatever
the user is doing.

Then don't show the console at all.
With best wishes,
    Igor Tandetnik

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