UNT Variable - Get Unused Channel Number

Syntax

UNT

Description

For BBj-specific information, see UNT Variable - BBj.

The UNT variable returns an unused channel number. This variable is used in standard subroutines and public programs that need to open a file but do not know in advance which channels will be in use when they are called.

See the CHN variable for a variable that returns a list of used channels.

Examples

1030 CHAN=UNT; OPEN(CHAN)"AFILE"

See Also

Variables - Alphabetical Listing



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