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Set the default mnemonic for WRITE commands to a terminal device.


[IO]    Terminal=n

n is an InterSystems IRIS® data platform routine name. The default is ^%X364.


The Terminal setting specifies the default mnemonic for terminal devices. When an OPEN or USE command includes no mnemonic space argument, InterSystems IRIS uses the default mnemonic for that device type. For more information, see Controlling Devices with Mnemonic Spaces.

Changing This Parameter

On the IO Settings page of the Management Portal (System Administration > Configuration > Device Settings > IO Settings), in the Terminal row, enter an InterSystems IRIS routine name.

Instead of using the Management Portal, you can change Terminal in the Config.IOOpens in a new tab class (as described in the class reference) or by editing the CPF in a text editor (as described in Editing the Active CPF).

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