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SET TYPEAHEAD Command

Specifies the maximum number of characters that can be stored in the type-ahead buffer.


SET TYPEAHEAD TO nCharacters

Parameters

nCharacters

Specifies the maximum number of characters to store in the type-ahead buffer.

No characters are held in the type-ahead buffer if you issue SET TYPEAHEAD TO 0. This statement deactivates INKEY( ) and ON KEY.

The type-ahead buffer can store as many as 32,000 characters until they are ready to be processed. The default value for SET TYPEAHEAD is 20.

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