Prints all or part of a document. The following options are displayed:
Print only range of columns No
Select rows to print No
Wait between pages No
By default, the Print command prints the whole of the current document with no pause between pages.
The starting page number is determined by the Options Page Start page setting, except when printing a marked block, or selected rows. In this case the pages will be numbered, starting at
1, and soft page breaks will be ignored.
Print only range of columns: setting this option to
Yes will allow a column range to be specified. The column range should be given as two column labels, separated by a space. Only the columns within the specified range (inclusive) will be printed.
Select rows to print: setting this option to
Yes will allow an expression to be entered. Rows will only be printed if the expression evaluates to a true or nonzero result. The expression can contain slot references; after each row the slot references are updated by one row, unless they are fixed with the
For example, a document containing text in column B could use column A to contain a '*' character, indicating the latest revisions to the document. To print out only the revised lines the option
Select rows to print Yes A1="*"
could be specified. See also Printing selected rows, for an example.
Wait between pages: setting this option to
Yes gives a prompt between pages to allow single sheets to be inserted into the printer. The prompt
Page n ..
is displayed, where n is the page number. You can then press one of the following keys to control printing:
M to miss the page
C to continue printing all remaining pages without further prompting
- Any other character (eg the space bar) to print the page to abandon printing.
Printing a marked block: if a block of slots is marked when the Print command is given, only the marked slots will be printed.
Multi-file documents: if the Print command is given in a multi-file document, the current document will be saved if it is modified, and the entire multi-file document will be printed, starting with the first file.