IDL

WAIT

WAIT

The WAIT procedure suspends execution of an IDL program for a specified period. Note that because of other activity on the system, the duration of program suspension may be longer than requested.

Examples


To make an IDL program suspend execution for about five and one half seconds, use the command:

WAIT, 5.5

Syntax


WAIT, Seconds

Arguments


Seconds

The duration of the wait, specified in seconds. This parameter can be a floating-point value to specify a fractional number of seconds.

Keywords


None.

Version History


Original

Introduced

See Also


EXIT, STOP



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