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AmigaOS 4.0 - About OS4 - Commands

INPUT Preferences Editor
Purpose: To specify the preferences for the input devices.
Format: INPUT [<filename>] [EDIT | USE | SAVE] [PUBSCREEN=<public screen name>] [CREATEICONS=YES | NO] [SCREEN] [SHOWHINTS=YES | NO] [LEFT=<coord> | LEFT | CENTER | MOUSE | AUTO]
[TOP=<coord> | TOP | CENTER | MOUSE | AUTO]
[WIDTH=<size> | MAXSIZE | MINSIZE | AUTO]
[HEIGHT=<size> | MAXSIZE | MINSIZE | AUTO]
[FONTNAME=<font name>] [FONTSIZE=<font size>] [BUTTONFILE=<button file>]
Template: FROM, EDIT/S, USE/S, SAVE/S, PUBSCREEN/K, CREATEICONS/K, SCREEN/S, SHOWHINTS/K, LEFT/K, TOP/K, WIDTH/K, HEIGHT/K, FONTNAME/K, FONTSIZE/K/N, BUTTONFILE/K
Path: SYS:Prefs/Input
INPUT without any arguments or with the EDIT argument opens the Input Preferences editor.

The FROM argument <filename> enables you to specify a file to open. This must be a file that was previously saved with the 'Save As' menu item of the Input Preferences editor. For example, if you have previously saved a special configuration of the Input Preferences editor to a file in the Presets drawer, you can use the FROM argument to open that file.

If the USE switch is also given, the Input Preferences editor will not be opened, but the settings in the FROM file will be used.

If the SAVE switch is given, the Input Preferences editor will not open, but the settings in the FROM file will be saved.

The PUBSCREEN option can be used to specify a <public screen name> where the Input Preferences editor should open.

If CREATEICONS=YES is specified, an icon will be created for the saved file, otherwise no icon will be created.

The SCREEN option can be used to force the Input Preferences editor to open in full-screen mode.

The SHOWHINTS=YES option can be used to display usage information if you position the cursor over selectable items.

The LEFT, TOP, WIDTH and HEIGHT options can be used to customise where the Input Preferences editor window should appear on the screen and the size of the window.

The FONTNAME and FONTSIZE options can be used to specify the font and font size to be used in the Input Preferences editor window.

The BUTTONFILE option can be used to specify a <button file> to use with the Input Preferences editor.

Instructions for using the Input Preferences editor can be found here.

Example 1:

3.OS4:> INPUT will open the Input Preferences window.

Example 2:

3.OS4:> INPUT Xyz USE will not open the Input Preferences window, but will use the saved Input preferences from Xyz in SYS:Prefs/Presets.


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Revised: February 9, 2006.