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MWAPI - External Resources

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extresource

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] Windowing Application Programmer's Interface standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents the name of an external resource. This metalanguage symbol occurs as an expression. If the value to which it evaluates starts with "F,", the resource is a file, if the value starts with "R," it is any other resource. If the value starts with "Z", the meaning is implementation-specific.

marker

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] Windowing Application Programmer's Interface standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a code that identifies a method of highlighting elements on a display. This metalanguage symbol occurs as an expression that evaluates either to one of "M,BULLET", "M,CHECK" or "M,DIAMOND", or to a value that identifies an external resource.

ptype

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] Windowing Application Programmer's Interface standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a code that identifies a possible appearance of the pointer. This metalanguage symbol occurs as an expression that evaluates either to one of "M,CROSS", "M,IBEAM", "M,WAIT" or "M,POINTER" or to a value that identifies an external resource.

symbol

Introduced in the 1995 ANSI M[UMPS] Windowing Application Programmer's Interface standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents an identification of the type of symbols available through the Windowing Application Programmer's Interface. It is a string that evaluates to either one of "M,ERROR", "M,INFO", "M,QUEST" or "M,WARN", or to a value that identifies an external resource.

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