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SHOW( x ,y ,string )

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SHOW Writes a string to the current window or report.
x An integer expression that specifies the horizontal position of the starting point, in dialog units.
y An integer expression that specifies the vertical position of the starting point, in dialog units.
string A string constant, variable, or expression containing the formatted text to place on the current window or report.

SHOW writes the string text to the current window or report. The font used is the current font for the window or report.

Example:

MDIChild WINDOW('Child One'),AT(0,0,320,200),MDI,MAX,HVSCROLL

         !window controls

        END

CODE

OPEN(MDIChild)

DISPLAY

SHOW(100,100,FORMAT(TODAY(),@D3))        !Display the date

SHOW(20,20,'Press Any Key to Continue')  !Display a message

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