rint left margin itle on page CHOICE OR :
Line 3 of the screen, which will be blank whenever you are
not in the -Print function, will then display the Print
Status Line (default shown):
PRINT INFO - LM:5 Lines/Pg:60 NumPg=Off Title =
The meaning of each of these print setup options corresponds to
the available menu selections in the Command Line area:
rint left margin (default is 5 columns).
Lines/Pg:60 - ines per page (default 60 lines).
NumPg=Off - umber pages (default is Off).
Title = - itle on page (default is no title).
The effect of setting these will be explained with each menu
selection. ile print and lock print will be covered after
the print setup options.
-- ines per page: When you select menu option you will
be asked this question in Command Line 1:
Set number of lines per printed page to:
The default is 60 lines. This assumes that you will be
using 11 inch paper and that your Top of Form (this term is
explained at the beginning of the next page) is set reasonably
close to the physical top of your sheet of paper.
This is based upon the "norm" for most printers. The word
norm is in quotes because what is normal for printers can vary
quite a bit depending on the model of printer. Different
printers can vary, and if your printing results are not to your
satisfaction, you may have to consult your printer's manual to
see how to adjust these settings to your printer.
The norm for most printers is to have a 1/6 (one-sixth) inch
spacing between each printed line. This provides 66 lines on a
11 inch piece of paper and 84 lines on a 14 inch piece of paper.
The other factor to take into consideration is your `top of
form (TOF)'. The TOF is set by most printers to the location of
the print head at the time the printer is turned on. If your
print head is positioned on the first line of a piece of paper,
you have 66 lines available on an 11 inch piece of paper. If,
however, the print head is located below this point, the number
of lines available is reduced by the number of lines the print
head is below the first physical line.
The setting you use for the number of lines per printed page
will be affected by these factors. Also, if you have page
numbering turned on, you must have at least three lines
available for printing below your normal text on each page. The
page numbering feature will skip 2 lines below your last line of
text and then print a line with the page number.
rint left margin: When you select menu option
will be asked this question in Command Line 1:
Set left margin on printed page to:
The default is column 5.
This means, when you print out your text, all lines of your
text will begin printing on column 5 on the paper.
This is an easy way to get a border on your printed text.
If you tie the Editor's defaults for margins together (Left
margin = 1, Right margin = 70, and the Printer Left margin = 5),
the text will be centered on a normal 80 column printer with a 5
column border on each side.
These margin settings can be used together to give your
printed text almost any appearance you wish.
-- umber pages: Pressing will toggle the NumPg (Number
Pages) from Off to On and vice-versa.
Having page numbering turned on causes each page of the text
to have a page number printed on the line that is 3 lines below
the Lines per page is set. This will cause an automatic form
feed at the end of your print. Without page numbering, no
automatic form feed will occur when your text has finished
printing. This allows you to print multiple Blocks of text on
-- itle on page: Pressing from the -Print menu
will allow you to print a title on the first line of each page.
The prompt used to enter this title is:
Set Title on Print page (Max 25 characters) to:
The title left blank means that you do not wish to have a
title printed, and the printing of text will begin on the first
line. (This is the default setting for the Editor.)
Entering a title will automatically turn this feature on.
Setting the title back to blank will turn this feature off.
With this feature active, the Editor will print a title for
the text on the first print line of each page, skip 2 lines and
then begin printing the text. These 3 lines are included in the
ines per page count. Remember, the lines associated with
page numbering are not included in this count.
-- ile print: Pressing will automatically start the
printing of your file according to the Print Option settings.
-- lock print: Pressing will automatically start the
printing of a defined block according to the Print Option
settings. If no Block is defined, an error message will be
generated to that effect.
If at any time during the printing process an error occurs,
an error message will be generated and printing will cease.
This can happen for various reasons, such as:
1. Printer is turned off or is off-line.
2. Paper has jammed or you are out of paper.
3. Loose or disconnected power/printer cable.
Please correct the problem prior to trying to print again.
No special printer codes are supported by the Editor. Only
the normal character set can be sent to the printer. If you wish
to have your text printed in a special mode, set up your printer
for that mode prior to invoking the Editor.
The menu that you will see in the Command Line area upon
pressing the key is:
ind text o to line ENTER OF
eplace text CHOICE OR :
The search function allows you to quickly and reliably find
a word, phrase or combination of letters and optionally replace
them with another word, phrase or combination of letters. The
search function also allows you to specify a line number to go
Let's go through each option.
-- ind text:
Pressing the key to initialize the Find function will
clear the Command Line area and present you will this prompt on
Command Line 1:
At that point you enter the text string that you desire to
find and press when you are through. In this example,
I have entered `Tom' as the string to find. After pressing
you will be presented with an options list:
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