basic.writev Statement/BASIC Program

basic.writev

Command basic.writev Statement/BASIC Program
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category BASIC Program (486)
Description writes the value of an expression into the attribute designated in the attribute expression parameter, using the item-id specified in the item-id expression parameter.

This statement causes a "read" to occur prior to the "writev".

If the file.variable parameter is omitted, the default file.variable is used.

"-1" may be used as the value of the "ac.expression". This appends a new attribute to the end of the item.
Syntax writev expression on {file.variable ,} id.expression, ac.expression
Options
Example
writev time() on control.file,'control.list',3
Purpose
Related basic.statements
basic.default.files
basic.writevu
basic.readv
basic.file.variable
basic.ac.expression
basic.matread
basic.id.expression
basic.begin.work