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Console_Alloc

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Description

 

This command serves to allocate new console.

 

Syntax

 

lHANDLE = Console_Alloc

 

Returns

 

Handle of new console in case of success.

 

Parameters

 

Name

Type

Optional

Meaning





 

Remarks

 

In most cases you can ignore the returned handle.

 

Restrictions

 

One script can use only one console at time. In case console already exists, you can use Console_Free to remove it before calling Console_Alloc

 

See also

 

Console_Free

 

Examples

 

USES "Console"

PRINTL "Program is starting..."

WAITKEY

'– Print SOME other startup info And wait For USER

 

'– Remove console In Case it is Not needed anymore

CONSOLE_FREE

 

'– Start main program ( DIALOG based For example )

 

'– Create New console again

CONSOLE_ALLOC

 

'– Print SOME info before End of program

PRINTL "Program is about To end..."

WAITKEY