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box [fill] [h, v] to h1, v1 [to h2, v2 ...]
Draws a rectangle which has diagonally opposite corners at coordinates (
h,v) and (
h1,v1). The rectangle's frame is drawn using the current pen size, mode, pattern and color for the current window or printer. If the
fill clause is specified, then the rectangle is filled with the current window pattern.
to keyword is specified more than once, then several rectangles are drawn, each using (
h,v) as one corner, and the coordinates following
to as the diagonally opposite corner.
v parameters are omitted, then the rectangle's originating point is set to one of the following:
- The (
h,v) coordinates of the most recent
boxstatement (in any window) that actually specified the
- The last point specified in the most recent
plotstatement (in any window);
- (0,0), if no
plotstatement has yet been executed, and no prior
boxstatement that specified
vhas yet been executed.
When you use the Console,
box always switches to the Graphics Window before drawing. You can't use
box to draw a box in the Text Window, or on the printer; use the Toolbox procedures
PaintRect instead. Alternatively, you can activate the graphics window and select Print from the File menu.
No special notes.