SET FUNCTION

SET FUNCTION

Assign a character string to a function key

Syntax

      SET FUNCTION <nFunctionKey> TO [<cString>]

Arguments

<nFunctionKey> is a number in the range 1..40 that represent the function key to be assigned.

<cString> is a character string to set. If <cString> is not specified, the function key is going to be set to NIL releasing by that any previous Set Function or SetKey() for that function.

Description

Set Function assign a character string with a function key, when this function key is pressed, the keyboard is stuffed with this character string. Set Function has the effect of clearing any SetKey() previously set to the same function number and vice versa.

      nFunctionKey    Key to be set
      ------------    ----------------------
         1 .. 12      F1 .. F12
        13 .. 20      Shift-F3 .. Shift-F10
        21 .. 30      Ctrl-F1 .. Ctrl-F10
        31 .. 40      Alt-F1 .. Alt-F10

SET FUNCTION command is preprocessed into __SetFunction() function during compile time.

Examples

      // Set F1 with a string
      CLS
      SET FUNCTION 1 TO "I Am Lazy" + Chr( 13 )
      cTest := Space( 20 )
      @ 10,  0 SAY "type something or F1 for lazy mode " GET cTest
      READ
      ? cTest

Compliance

Harbour use 11 and 12 to represent F11 and F12, while CA-Cl*pper use 11 and 12 to represent Shift-F1 and Shift-F2.

Platforms

All

Seealso

Inkey(), SetKey(), __Keyboard()

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