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"system" executes a command in a subshell under Unix or Windows.
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The '''system''' command, executes a command in a subshell under Unix or Windows.
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Revision as of 18:21, 5 March 2007

DESCRIPTION

The system command, executes a command in a subshell under Unix or Windows.

USAGE

   system command 

PYMOL API

 cmd.system(string command,int sync=1)

NOTES

async can only be specified from the Python level (not the command language)

  • if async is 0 (default), then the result code from "system" is returned in r
  • if async is 1, then the command is run in a separate thread whose object is returned

SEE ALSO

ls, cd, pwd