Closing the console

I have a console program. I would like an option to close it.
I want to do this from outside the main function. So, a simple
return will not due. How can I end it on command?
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mrwad99Commented:
I think you could just call exit(-1);
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List244Author Commented:
exit what header would that be a part of?
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mrwad99Commented:
#include <windows.h>
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