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.NET Programming Tip: How to Exit from a Console Application
October 4, 2010

Use Environment.Exit to immediately return from a console application with a specified result code.

using System;

namespace ConsoleApplication1
{
  class Class1
  {
    [STAThread]
    static void Main(string[] args)
    {
      Console.WriteLine("About to exit");

      int exitCode = 0;
      Environment.Exit(exitCode);

      // This line is not executed.
      Console.WriteLine("After exit");
    }
  }
}
Keywords: Console Application, Environment.Exit

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