filename.devices Definition/Access: General

filename.devices

Command filename.devices Definition/Access: General
Applicable release versions: AP
Category Access: General (65)
Description contains an item for every terminal or printer device recognized by the Pick System. The actual escape sequences produced by "@" functions in Pick/BASIC and PROC are defined within these device drivers.

The item-ids are device codes (e.g., WY-100 for the WYSE WY-100 video display terminal). The "define-terminal" command is used to define additional terminals and printers.

The attributes in the devices file are:
ac.. attribute-name.. description..................
0 1 Full name and model number information for device.
1 pitch Character pitch. This is the number of characters per horizontal inch of printout. Valid responses are 10, 12 and 16.
2 points Character height, in points. The smaller the number, the smaller the character. Valid responses are 7, 8, 8.5, 10 and 12.
3 lpi Number of lines per vertical inch of paper. Valid responses are 6 or 8.
4 lpp Number of lines per page.
5 orient Printer orientation. Valid responses are: "P" Portrait mode; printer prints across the width of the page, short ends at top and bottom. "L" Landscape mode; printer prints across the length of the paper, short ends on sides.
6 laser.ok Contains "Y" if parameters are correct.
Syntax
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Example
Purpose
Related basic.@.functions
filename.dv
tcl.term
tcl.termp
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tcl.choose.term
tcl.term-type
tcl.define-terminal
tcl.listabs
tcl.assignfq