OUTBYTE
OUTBYTE

OUTBYTE

This command outputs a byte to a port.
Format
OUTBYTE [<CHANNEL>:] <A>
OUTBYTE [<CHANNEL>:] <A$>
Parameters
<CHANNEL>
= sends the byte to this port. Default = 0.
<A>
= This is a numeric expression.
Values
0 through 255. If it is not within that range, it is truncated.
<A$>
= This is the string expression. The first character is used. In the case of a NULL string, 0 is sent.
Example
This is an example of how to use the OUTBYTE command:
LET A$="Hello" OUTBYTE A$
This would only print the H character to the console.
OUTBYTE 4
This would print the control character
EOT
to the console. See an ASCII table for a list of the control characters.
Comments
This can be an interactive command that takes effect as soon as it is received by the printer, or a program command that is preceded by a line number.