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image\rwnprg32.gif FormatMode property



object.FormatMode = Value

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Returns (first syntax line) or specifies (second syntax line) whether format mode is on. When this property is set to True, a home up function is performed and the cursor moves to the first column of the first unprotected field in display memory. All tab stops are cleared, and the margins are set to columns 1 and 80. If there are no unprotected fields in display memory, the cursor moves to row 1, column 1.

See the online help in Reflection for HP for more information about format mode.


The default value is False.

The value of this property is not saved to a settings file.


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