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.
ForAllDocuments Macros Only
Allows you to loop through a set of commands for all open documents. “ForAllDocuments” must have a matching “NextDocument” statement, which terminates the loop and activates the next document in the sequence. “ForAllDocuments…NextDocument” loops may not be nested. The following example changes all fonts in all documents to red:
Note: A single SaveUndo command will only save an undo file for the currently active document. If you want the ability to undo changes made to each document by a ForAllDocuments loop, a SaveUndo command should be included at the start of the loop, as in: