tcl.control-chars Verb: Access/TCL


Command tcl.control-chars Verb: Access/TCL
Applicable release versions: AP 6.2
Category TCL (746)
Description toggles the ability to enter control characters at input.

Under default conditions, non-editing control characters are accepted by standard input commands. By doing "control-chars (f", these characters are ignored.

The settings of this option are sent up and down levels for the current port.

The "control-chars" setting may be temporarily overridden in a BASIC program with the "INPUT CTRL" statement.

Note that this setting does not affect the standard TCL stacker since it utilizes all control keys for editing.
Syntax control-chars {(options}
Options f Disables control character input.

n Enables control character input. This is the default

s Suppresses output of status message.
Related basic.inputctrl