DOS, UNIX, VMS

Purpose:

Macro. Leaves temporarily exits to the operating system shell.

Syntax:

DOS, UNIX, VMS(pause)

pause

-

Optional. An integer. 1 pauses returning to the Worksheet. Pause is useful if a error occurs while attempting to enter the operation system, e.g. insufficient memory.

 

Expansion:

SHELL

Remarks:

DOS, UNIX and VMS are pre-defined Macros equivalent to running the Pipeline command "SHELL" as noted in the Macro Expansion above. To return from the operating system, type:

 

exit

See Also:

RUN

SHELL