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Macro commands may be used either in macros or by sending the commands to DPlot via dynamic data exchange (DDE). Some commands are valid only in macros (noted by Macros Only). Commands sent to DPlot via DDE must be enclosed by square brackets [     ]. Macro commands should not include the brackets.

Command parameters shown in the descriptions below are placeholders for the actual values. Command parameters are either numeric values, equations that evaluate to numbers, or character strings. Character string parameters are always bound by double quotation marks. Equations must be preceded by an equals sign (=).

The pipe symbol (|) in the command syntax indicates that a parameter is optional, and should not be included in your macro unless otherwise noted.

All indices into arrays are 1-based, e.g. Curve1=1 refers to the first curve in a plot.

A 0x prefix for numbers in the descriptions below indicates hexadecimal notation; e.g. 0x0010 = 16.

JR/Viewer indicates that the command is supported by DPlot Jr or DPlot Viewer.
JR/Viewer indicates that the command is NOT supported by DPlot Jr or DPlot Viewer.



JR   Viewer

Enables (state <> 0) or disables (state = 0) DPlot user interface. Although DPlot temporarily disables toolbar buttons and menu commands during DDE transactions, it is still possible for a user to choose a menu command between transactions. If the transactions are being sent to DPlot at a fairly fast rate (e.g. during real-time data processing), it is possible that DPlot will crash in response to the user selecting a menu command that causes a modal dialog box to open. To prevent this situation, you can prevent the user from selecting a menu command by sending "[Enable(0)]". DPlot will re-enable itself after the DDE conversation, or link, has been terminated.


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