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Macros

Export macros programmatically; print information about available macros.

Background Information

A macro defines a substitution in a line of ObjectScript code. For details, see “ObjectScript Macros and the Macro Preprocessor” in Using ObjectScript.

Available Tools

Includes the following class methods that you can use with macros:

  • Export()

  • ExportToStream()

  • ShowMacros()

Availability: All namespaces.

Reminder

The special variable $SYSTEM is bound to the %SYSTEM package. This means that instead of ##class(%SYSTEM.class).method(), you can use $SYSTEM.class.method().