COMMAND FILE FUNCTIONS

Purpose:

Special functions used in command files.

 

Function

Description

@BEEP

Causes your computer to emit an audible beep.

@CALL

Executes another command file a specified number of times.

@HIGHLIGHT_MESSAGE

Displays a line message in reverse video.

@LOAD

Loads a command file.

@MESSAGE

Displays a message in normal video.

@PAUSE

Forces a timed pause in command file execution unless a key is pressed.

@PRINT_SCREEN

Sends a screen dump to the default printer.

@SUSPEND

Allows user input in a running command file. Last key pressed is passed to DADiSP.

@SUSPEND_NOPASS

Allows user input in a running command file. Last key pressed is not passed to DADiSP.

@UNPOP

Clears a specified pop-up box from the screen.

@WAIT

Forces a timed pause in command file execution regardless of any keystrokes.

@WAITKEY

Halts command file processing until a key is pressed.

@RETURN

Returns control.

See Also:

COMMAND FILE KEYSTROKES

Discussion of Command Files in Developer’s Guide