CNSLIO - write to the operator, and ask for a reply.
call cnslio(console, message, nwords [,nreply,nrepws])
- is a 6 character character expression with a value of the
form "0000xx", where "xx" is the file
code of the console wanted. Normally this would be
"t/", but it can be any console file code.
- is an integer array or character expression with the
message to be printed on the console.
- is an integer expression representing the number of words
to be printed on the console. Any value greater than 11
is set to 11 (66 characters in BCD mode, 44 characters in
- is an integer variable or array where the operator reply
is placed. If omitted, the operator is not asked for a
- is the number of words in the reply buffer.
CNSLIO allows a batch program to write to a system console,
and optionally request a reply. It is ignored in TSS.
The system operators are busy, do not use this routine
- GCOS8 documentation
- for a list of the standard console file codes, and the
conventions for their use.
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