ProcessStatus

ProcessStatus[proc]
gives the current status of the external process represented by the ProcessObject proc.

ProcessStatus[proc,"status"]
returns True if the process has the status given, and returns False otherwise.

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  • Possible status values are and .

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Start the system shell process:

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Get the current status for the given process:

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Kill the shell process:

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Check that the process has actually finished:

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Start the system shell process:

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Get a Boolean telling whether a program is running or not:

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Introduced in 2014
(10.0)