Writes a message to the user terminal.
INPUTERR [message [, ...] ]
||Optional A string literal to write to the terminal screen. Can be an expression or variable that resolves to a literal value. If omitted, a blank line is written.
statement performs several operations affecting the user terminal.
It advances the terminal cursor to the last line of the current page. For further information on page lines refer to the SYSTEM
function and the ASSIGN
It writes the optional message
to the terminal screen at the new cursor location. If you specify multiple comma-separated message
arguments, they are displayed with tab spacing, similar to the PRINT
command. You can also concatenate multiple message
arguments, using the colon (:) concatenation operator.
It deletes (clears) any user input data stored in the type-ahead buffer. This affects the INPUTIF
statement, which receives user input from the type-ahead buffer.
Caché and UniVerse clear user input data stored in the type-ahead buffer. All other emulations do not perform this action.