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What is a good "Press any key to continue" code?

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Contributed by Anonymous Monk on Sep 22, 2000 at 01:31 UTC
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Answer: What is a good "Press any key to continue" code?
contributed by tye

{ local( $| ) = ( 1 ); print "Press <Enter> or <Return> to continue: "; my $resp = <STDIN>; }
Answer: What is a good "Press any key to continue" code?
contributed by Anonymous Monk

use Term::ReadKey:

use Term::ReadKey; ReadMode 4; # Turn off controls keys while (not defined ($key = ReadKey(-1)) { # No key yet } print "Got key $key\n"; ReadMode 0; # Reset tty mode before exiting
Answer: What is a good "Press any key to continue" code?
contributed by Anonymous Monk

For windows based systems:

system( 'pause' );

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