.BOX

Draw a box

WTSupported in traditional Synergy on Windows
WNSupported in Synergy .NET on Windows
USupported on UNIX
VSupported on OpenVMS
.BOX name, height, width[, POSITION(row, column)][, rendition, …]

Arguments

name

The name of the box (a maximum of 30 characters).

height

The height of the box (number of rows).

width

The width of the box (number of columns).

POSITION (row, column)

(optional) The position specification for the box, indicating the row and column at which the upper‑left corner of the box is positioned. If not specified, the position of the box defaults to the current screen position.

rendition

(optional) One or more of the following display renditions:

BLINK | ITALIC

Blinking (on UNIX and OpenVMS) or italic (on Windows).

NOBLINK | NOITALIC

Not blinking (on UNIX and OpenVMS) or not italic (on Windows). (default)

BOLD

Highlighted (or boldfaced).

NOBOLD

Not highlighted (or boldfaced). (default)

COLOR(palette#)

Assign specified palette#, where palette# is a palette number in
the range 1 to 16.

HIGHLIGHT

Highlighted (or boldfaced).

NOHIGHLIGHT

Not highlighted (or boldfaced). (default)

REVERSE

Reverse video.

NOREVERSE

Normal video. (default)

UNDERLINE

Underlined.

NOUNDERLINE

Not underlined. (default)

Discussion

The .BOX command draws a box in a general or input window.

Examples

This example draws a box with a height of 4 rows, width of 10 columns, at row 3 and column 3 of a window in reverse video.

.box box1, 4, 10, pos(3, 3), reverse