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BACKWARD - scroll backward by number of screens or lines

Syntax:
BAckward [n|*|HALF] [Lines]

Description:
The BACKWARD command scrolls the file contents backwards n screens or n lines if the optional Lines argument is specified.

If * is specified, the Top-File line becomes the current line .

If HALF is specified, the file contents are scrolled one half of a screen.

If 0 is specified as the number of lines or screens to scroll, the last line of the file becomes the current line .

If the BACKWARD command is issued while the current line is the Top-of-File line and SET PAGEWRAP is ON, the last line of the file becomes the current line .

Compatibility:
XEDIT: Compatible.
KEDIT: Compatible

Default:
1

See Also:
FORWARD, TOP, SET PAGEWRAP

Status:
Complete


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