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YE LIU_1
Frequent Advisor

Line Break in edit or lse

Dear VMS Users,

This is a newpie question again:

In lse or edit, when I try to write a lone line, what is the line break I can use? In unix, I can use "\", what is the counterpart of VMS world?

Thanks,

YE LIU
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John Reagan
Respected Contributor

Re: Line Break in edit or lse

LSE will let you type long lines, just keep typing.

Do you mean how wide the screen is?

You can do

$ set term/wid=132

prior to invoking LSE

or inside of LSE you can do things like

set screen wid=200

(hit the DO key to get the LSE command prompt).
Steven Schweda
Honored Contributor

Re: Line Break in edit or lse

One lone (long?) line of what? Fortran? C?
DCL?

In a DCL command procedure, use "-" to
continue a line:

alp $ type dash.com
$ write -
sys$output -
f$getsyi( -
"version")
alp $ @ dash.com
V7.3-2
alp $

> In unix, I can use "\" [...]

You mean in a shell script? UNIX is a pretty
broad thing, and "\" is not accepted
everywhere therein.
YE LIU_1
Frequent Advisor

Re: Line Break in edit or lse

It is for perforce client setup file: I need to specify the directory of perforce sever which I want to synchronize.
Steven Schweda
Honored Contributor

Re: Line Break in edit or lse

> It is for perforce client setup file: [...]

So, what are the rules for a "perforce client
setup file". Perhaps it expects "\". (I
certainly don't know.)

http://www.perforce.com/perforce/technical.html

???