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Window and Display Features

Window Options

Window-options control the attributes of the window. The following options are valid in the WINDOW statement:

CMNDLINE=name
names a character variable in which the command line entered by the user is stored.

COLOR=operand
specifies the background color for the window. The operand can be either a quoted character literal or the name of a character variable containing the color. The valid values are BLACK, GREEN, MAGENTA, RED, CYAN, GRAY, and BLUE. This default is BLACK.

COLUMNS=operand
specifies the starting number of columns of the window. The operand can be either a literal number, a variable name, or an expression in parentheses. The default is 78.

ICOLUMN=operand
specifies the initial column position of the window on the display screen. The operand can be either a literal number or a variable name. The default is column 1.

IROW=operand
specifies the initial row position of the window on the display screen. The operand can be either a literal number or a variable name. The default is row 1.

MSGLINE=operand
specifies the message to be displayed on the standard message line when the window is made active. The operand is a quoted character literal or the name of a character variable containing the message.

ROWS=operand
determines the starting number of rows of the window. The operand is either a literal number, the name of a variable containing the number, or an expression in parentheses yielding the number. The default is 23 rows.

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