op.col Command/Output Processor: Commands

op.col

Command op.col Command/Output Processor: Commands
Applicable release versions: AP
Category Output Processor: Commands (183)
Description uses the column headings and spacing specified with the last ".columns set" or ".variable columns" command to determine the position of the specified column number.

If the column number is less than the previous column number, the columns are printed and a new paragraph begins.

A maximum of seven columns are available.
Syntax .col number text {.col number+1 text} {...}
Options
Example
01 .columns set Name,10,5;Phone,10,1
02 .col1 Fred .col2 555-1212
03 .col1 Barney .col2 555-2121

This produces the output:

name           Phone
Fred           555-1212
Barney         555-2121
Purpose
Related op.xcolumns
op.commands
op