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00278: Setting SYSWINDOW to display more than 80 columns


Setting SYSWINDOW to display more than 80 columns


This is a two step process. The first step is to define the screen size in Visual PRO/5. 

Step 1: Under the Settings menu, change the screen size to the desired size. The alias line for the terminal syswindow can also be changed to set the default column size. See Knowledge Base article 417 for additional modes that may be set on the terminal alias for syswindow: 

alias T0 syswindow “” cols=130,rows=25,title=”132 column Window” 

Once the Visual PRO5 has been set to allow for columns greater than 80, there is an additional step required to have this area usable to the end application. The Window mnemonic must be used to set the display area: 

Step 2: Execute the following command: 


Last Modified: 12/29/1997 Product: Visual PRO/5 Operating System: Windows

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