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Answer: How to hide/inhibit the console window when launching a Perl script on Windows?

by jdporter (Canon)
on Oct 31, 2006 at 17:37 UTC ( #581534=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > GUI Programming > How to hide/inhibit the console window when launching a Perl script on Windows? - Answer contributed by jdporter

If you want to stop console windows from popping up when you call commands with backticks, try adding the following block to your script:

BEGIN { Win32::SetChildShowWindow(0) if defined &Win32::SetChildShowWindow; }

This answer was taken from ActiveState's Perl FAQ, and was pointed out by Eradicatore in supressing console with perl2exe and backticks.

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