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* When used in a {{KW|PRINT}} statement,
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* ''count'' designates the number of column spaces to move the cursor in a [[PRINT]] statement.
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''Usage:''
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* When used in a [[PRINT]] statement,
 
** {{Parameter|count%}} is the number of space characters to print, overwriting existing characters.
 
** {{Parameter|count%}} is the number of space characters to print, overwriting existing characters.
 
** If {{Parameter|count%}} is greater than the number of columns left in the current row, remaining space characters are printed on the next row.
 
** 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,
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* When used in a [[PRINT (file statement)|PRINT #]] statement,
 
** {{Parameter|count%}} is the number of space characters to output.
 
** {{Parameter|count%}} is the number of space characters to output.
 
** If {{Parameter|count%}} is less than or equal to zero, the function has no effect.
 
** If {{Parameter|count%}} is less than or equal to zero, the function has no effect.
  
  
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''Example:'' Using SPC to space a text print.
 
{{CodeStart}}{{Cl|PRINT}} "123456789"
 
{{CodeStart}}{{Cl|PRINT}} "123456789"
 
{{Cl|PRINT}} "abc" ; {{Cl|SPC}}(3) ; "123"{{CodeEnd}}
 
{{Cl|PRINT}} "abc" ; {{Cl|SPC}}(3) ; "123"{{CodeEnd}}
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* {{KW|PRINT}}, {{KW|PRINT (file statement)|PRINT #}}
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* [[PRINT]], [[PRINT (file statement)|PRINT #]]
* {{KW|TAB}}
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* [[LPRINT]], [[STRING$]]
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* [[TAB]], [[SPACE$]]
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:40, 17 February 2021

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


Syntax

SPC(count%)


Parameters

  • count designates the number of column spaces to move the cursor in a PRINT statement.


Usage:

  • 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.


Example: Using SPC to space a text print.

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

123456789 abc 123


See also



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