__XSaveScreen()

Template

Procedure

Name

__XSaveScreen()

Category

API

Subcategory

User interface

Oneliner

Save whole screen image and coordinate to an internal buffer

Syntax

      __XSaveScreen()

Arguments

none.

Description

__XSaveScreen() save the image of the whole screen into an internal buffer, it also save current cursor position. The information could later be restored by __XRestScreen(). Each call to __XSaveScreen() overwrite the internal buffer.

SAVE SCREEN command is preprocessed into __XSaveScreen() function during compile time. Note that SAVE SCREEN TO is preprocessed into SaveScreen() function.

__XSaveScreen() is a compatibility function, it is superseded by SaveScreen() which allow you to save part or all the screen into a variable.

Examples

      // save the screen,  display list of files than restore the screen
      SAVE SCREEN
      DIR *.*
      WAIT
      RESTORE SCREEN

Compliance

Clipper

Platforms

All(GT)

Files

Library is core

Seealso

RESTORE SCREEN, RestScreen(), SaveScreen()

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