Special variables -- $PDISPLAY


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

This special variable identifies the principal display of a M[UMPS] process.

Structured system variable ^$DISPLAY contains the directory of all displays that are available to a process. See ^$DISPLAY for examples of the usage of special variable $PDISPLAY.

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This document describes the various special variables that are defined in the M[UMPS] language standard (ANSI X11.1, ISO 11756).

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