The crt statement outputs unconditionally to the terminal display, regardless of whether or not the printer on condition is in effect.
|exp||Expression to be output unconditionally to the terminal display.|
This functions like the print statement, but is not affected by:
All of the @() functions provided with the print statement are allowed.
When expressions are separated by commas, the next expression is output starting at the column position defined by the next output tab.
A colon at the end inhibits the output of a CR/LF following the output of the last printed line.
crt makes it easy to display status messages during printing.
printer on for l = 1 to maxlines print line<l> ;* to printer if rem(l,50) else crt l ;* to screen next l printer close printer off
The line counter l displays on the screen every 50 lines.