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Left Hand Pointer

MWAPI - Choice Layout

Annotations

Right Hand Pointer

filldir

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

This metalanguage symbol represents a code for the direction in which an area-fill is to be applied. This metalanguage symbol occurs as an expression that evaluates to either "H" (horizontal) or "V" (vertical).

rowcol

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

This metalanguage symbol represents a code for the positioning of choices within a gadget. This metalanguage symbol occurs as an expression that evaluates to either of the values "COL" or "ROW".

rowcolsize

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

This metalanguage symbol represents a numeric value that is one of the dimensions of the matrix in which the choices within a gadget are positioned. If the positioning is specified as "ROW", this value identifies the number of rows, if the positioning is specified as "COL", this value identifies the number of columns.

rowcolspec

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

This metalanguage symbol represents a specification of how choices are positioned within a gadget. This metalanguage symbol occurs as an expression that evaluates to a string consisting of up to three pieces, separated by colons. The first piece is always present and identifies the orientation (row or column). The second piece is optional and identifies the dimension along the main orientation. The third piece is optional and identifies the direction for area-fill activity (horizontal or vertical).

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Copyright © Annotations: 2008-2018 Ed de Moel.

Some specifications are "approved for inclusion in a future standard". Note that the MUMPS Development Committee cannot guarantee that such future standards will indeed be published.

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