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* When used in a {{KW|PRINT}} statement,
 
* When used in a {{KW|PRINT}} statement,
** {{Parameter|n%}} is the number of space characters to print, overwriting existing characters.
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** {{Parameter|count%}} is the number of space characters to print, overwriting existing characters.
** If {{Parameter|n%}} is greater than the number of columns left in the current row, the remaining space characters are printed on the next row at column 1.
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** If {{Parameter|count%}} is greater than the number of columns left in the current row, remaining space characters are printed on the next row.
 
* When used in a {{KW|PRINT (file statement)|PRINT #}} statement,
 
* When used in a {{KW|PRINT (file statement)|PRINT #}} statement,
** {{Parameter|n%}} is the number of space characters to output.
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** {{Parameter|count%}} is the number of space characters to output.
* If {{Parameter|n%}} is less than or equal to zero, the function has no effect.
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** If {{Parameter|count%}} is less than or equal to zero, the function has no effect.
  
  

Revision as of 21:29, 10 March 2011

The SPC function is used in PRINT and PRINT # statements to print or output a number of space characters.


Syntax

SPC(count%)


Description

  • When used in a PRINT statement,
    • count% is the number of space characters to print, overwriting existing characters.
    • If count% is greater than the number of columns left in the current row, remaining space characters are printed on the next row.
  • When used in a PRINT # statement,
    • count% is the number of space characters to output.
    • If count% is less than or equal to zero, the function has no effect.


Examples

PRINT "123456789" PRINT "abc" ; SPC(3) ; "123"

123456789 abc 123


See also



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