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===DESCRIPTION===
 
===DESCRIPTION===
 
 
"system" executes a command in a subshell under Unix or Windows.
 
"system" executes a command in a subshell under Unix or Windows.
 
   
 
   
 
===USAGE===
 
===USAGE===
 
 
     system command  
 
     system command  
 
   
 
   
 
===PYMOL API===
 
===PYMOL API===
 
 
   cmd.system(string command,int sync=1)
 
   cmd.system(string command,int sync=1)
 
   
 
   
 
===NOTES===
 
===NOTES===
 
 
async can only be specified from the Python level (not the command language)
 
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 0 (default), then the result code from "system" is returned in r  
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===SEE ALSO===
 
===SEE ALSO===
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[[ls]], [[cd]], [[pwd]]
  
[[ls]], [[cd]], [[pwd]]
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[[Category:Commands|system]]

Revision as of 15:55, 5 June 2006

DESCRIPTION

"system" 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