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DOS page scrolling

 
paul lalor
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Could someone please help.
When compiling several classes simultaneously, how do you stop the DOS screen from scrolling to see the complete error list.....ie when you have more than a page full.
Help appreciated, thanks
 
nishwas mahindra
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Change the properties of command window.
If you click in the left top corner of window menu pops up.Check out the window height property in that.
 
Dirk Schreckmann
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Welcome to JavaRanch, paul!
I don't think you could easily stop the command prompt window from scrolling as more text is displayed to it.
You might have success redirecting the compiler errors to a text file with a command such as
javac Foo.java 2> errors.txt
(This works on Windows XP.)
Good luck, pardner. I hope to see you 'round the Ranch!
 
Marilyn de Queiroz
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If you're using Win9x, there isn't really much you can do. You could use a text editor like TextPad or UltraEdit and capture the output within the editor, but Win9x itself is very limited in this area.
 
paul lalor
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Thanks for the replies
Bipin, did you realise I meant the dos window??
Dirk tried your idea...doesn't work on win 98
using editpad. Thanks for the suggestion
Very green when it comes to java
Marilyn, not entirely sure I follow...Thanks for the suggestions
 
Michael Morris
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Hi Paul,
Get TextPad here:
TextPad
It is a terrific Windows editor specifically for programmers. You can launch the java compiler, applet viewer and java interpreter directly from it. You will not lose any output from the compiler with it.
Hope this helps,
Michael Morris
 
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