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[REBOL] Re: Console window?

From: holger:rebol at: 27-Apr-2001 6:31

On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 07:05:23AM -0500, Joel Neely wrote:
> Running REBOL/View 1.1.0.4.2 on RedHat Linux 7.1, launching View > from > term window works fine, but when I click on the "Console" button, > the > View desktop disappears and no console shows up.
The term window becomes the console. You should NOT start View in the background, or your shell might not give View control over the term window once you switch to console. If you did start View in the background then type "fg" into your term window to switch it to the foreground. (All assuming you are using a shell with job control, like bash).
> The only way out of this situation that I've found thusfar is kill > -9 > of the first rebol process (e.g. in top). > > Thus, my two questions: > > 1) How do I get a console window?
See above.
> 2) Is there a better way to shut rebol down in a > no-window-displayed > situation than kill -9?
A normal kill should do. No need for the brutal -9. Alternatively Ctrl-C should do as well, provided that View is the foreground process. -- Holger Kruse [holger--rebol--com]