Caché MultiValue Basic Reference
GETPTR
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Returns print channel details.
Synopsis
GETPTR(channel)
Arguments
channel An expression that resolves to an integer specifying an existing print channel. Valid values are 0 through 255.
Description
The GETPTR function returns a string consisting of a comma-separated list of channel settings. These are the same settings defined using the SETPTR command, as described in The Caché MultiValue Spooler.
The channel can be specified as an integer from 0 through 255 (inclusive). Integers outside this range return the empty string. Fractional values are truncated to the integer portion. If channel is the empty string ("") or a non-numeric value, GETPTR returns channel settings for Channel 0.
Example
The following example uses the GETPTR function to return the channel settings for channel 1:
PRINT GETPTR(1)
It returns a string such as the following: 0,132,66,3,3,1, EJECT. For an explanation of these values, refer to SETPTR in The Caché MultiValue Spooler.
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