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Causes program execution to delay for the specified number of seconds.
Synopsis
Sleep time
Arguments
time A number specifying the number of seconds to delay. Can be an integer specifying whole seconds, or a decimal number specifying fractional seconds.
Description
The Sleep statement delays program execution for the specified duration in seconds. Program execution then resumes at the statement immediately following Sleep. A non-numeric time value is treated as zero.
Examples
The following example illustrates the use of the Sleep statement with whole seconds:
Println now
Sleep 5
Println now
 
The following example illustrates the use of the Sleep statement with fractional seconds:
Println now
Sleep 0.9
Println now
 
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