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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting printing messages on the screen when background process is going on! Post 302367949 by smarty86 on Tuesday 3rd of November 2009 10:57:28 PM
Old 11-04-2009
Yes may be it is taking less time to do the work so the print mesasge which is shown above is appearing in the screen...

So please tell me what I can do to the so that the above print message appears on the screen atleast 2-3 seconds..

and if i have use wait command then tell me where i can use the command? i mean before the above print message or after the print message?

---------- Post updated at 07:20 PM ---------- Previous update was at 07:02 PM ----------

Example for my above scenario,

num=`cat $REQ2 | grep DateTimeStamp | awk -F":" '{print $2}'`
pgrm=`cat $REQ2 | grep Program | awk -F":" '{print $2}'`
name=cat $REQ2 | grep Name | awk -F":" '{print $2}'`
mail=cat $REQ2 | grep email | awk -F":" '{print $2}'`
    print " *********************************************************"
           print " * Extracting information................................*"
           print " * Make sure that the information provided is correct... *"
           print " * And then close the Request info review to continue... *" 
           print " *********************************************************"
   printf " Request Information review "
   print " Number                  : $num"
   print " Program                       : $Pgrm"
   print " Name              : $name"
   print " Email                 : $mail"

I want that print message thing to be appear on the screen for sometime before giving the request info review.. Please help

---------- Post updated at 07:57 PM ---------- Previous update was at 07:20 PM ----------

**************************************************************************************************** ********************************


Now my problem has been solved.. I have used sleep command to get it done..


Thanks for all you guys

Last edited by Franklin52; 11-04-2009 at 05:26 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags!

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