WINDOW Mnemonic - Create a Window (Terminal Device)

Syntax

'WINDOW'(col,row,cols,rows{,titlestr{,attribstr}})

Description

For BBj-specific information, see the WINDOW Mnemonic - Create a Window (Terminal Device).

The 'WINDOW' mnemonic creates a terminal window. A limit of 255 windows can be created.

Parameter

Description

col

Column to serve as the upper-left starting point for the window.

row

Row to serve as the upper-left starting point for the window.

cols

Height of the window in rows. This can exceed the physical dimensions of the screen but cannot exceed 255 characters.

rows

Width of the window in columns. This can exceed the physical dimensions of the screen but cannot exceed 255 characters

titlestr

Title text to be drawn within the top horizontal bar of the window region if there is sufficient space. After the window is drawn, a scroll region is defined in its interior to protect the border.

attribstr

String of mnemonics to be executed prior to either the box printing or the titlestr being printed.

If there is insufficient memory available to contain the new window, text, and attributes, an !ERROR=33 is generated.

See Also

Mnemonics - Alphabetical Listing

Mnemonics - Group Listing



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