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SET SCALE - set position and status of scale line on screen

Syntax:
[SET] SCALe ON|OFF [M[+n|-n]|[+|-]n]

Description:
The SET SCALE command sets the position and status of the scale line for the current view.

The first form of parameters is:

M[+n|-n]
this sets the scale line to be relative to the middle of
the screen. A positive value adds to the middle line number,
a negative subtracts from it.
e.g. M+3 on a 24 line screen will be line 15
M-5 on a 24 line screen will be line 7

The second form of parameters is:

[+|-]n
this sets the scale line to be relative to the top of the
screen (if positive or no sign) or relative to the bottom
of the screen if negative.
e.g. +3 or 3 will set current line to line 3
-3 on a 24 line screen will be line 21

If the resulting line is outside the bounds of the screen the position of the current line will become the middle line on the screen.

It is an error to try to position the SCALE line on the same line as SET CURLINE .

Compatibility:
XEDIT: Compatible.
KEDIT: Compatible.

Default:
OFF M+1

Status:
Complete.


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