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Interactive Batch Countdown Timer

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#1 dscheive

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Posted 23 September 2009 - 04:04 PM

Hi! im a fairly good batch programmer and im struggling to create a countdown timer in batch that will allow me to just input a time in seconds and have it countdown from their. Please dont recommend software cause this needs to be able to be run on a computer at work. thx!
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Posted 23 September 2009 - 09:08 PM

I don't use Windows anymore, but I used to program in batch. This might work, but I am not sure.
@echo off
set /p input=Seconds:
:loop
echo %input%
set /a input=%input%-1
ping localhost -w 1 > nul
if %input%=0 goto exit
goto loop
:exit
exit

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