JSI Tip 1904. The reskit Timeout.

is a command-line tool that causes the command processor to pause execution for the number of seconds specified by the time (#) parameter, after which it continues without requiring a user keystroke. A user keystroke, however, will cause execution to resume immediately even if the timeout period has not expired.

The functioning of Timeout is similar to that of the MS-DOS pause command merged with Sleep.exe. Timeout is typically used in batch files.

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