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The '''SCREEN''' function returns the [[ASCII]] code of a text character or the color attribute at a set text location on the screen.

''Syntax:'' code% = SCREEN (row, column [, {0|1}])
* Row and column are the text coordinates of the SCREEN mode used.
* Colorflag omitted or with a value of 0 returns the ASCII code of a character at the position designated.
* When Colorflag is greater than 0, the function returns the color attribute used.
* Color values returned may not be correct in screen modes other than SCREEN 0.
''Example:'' Reading the [[ASCII]] code of a character, then the color used.
  row = 10: column = 10
  COLOR 9: LOCATE row, column: PRINT "Hello"
  code% = SCREEN(row, column, 0) ' character code return
  attrib% = SCREEN(row, column, 1) ' character color return
  COLOR 14: LOCATE 20, 10: PRINT "ASCII:"; code%, "COLOR:"; attrib%
''Screen results:''
{{Text|        Hello|blue}}
{{Text|        ASCII: 76    COLOR: 9|yellow}}
''See also:'' [[PRINT]], [[SCREEN (statement)]], [[COLOR]], [[CHR$]], [[POINT]], [[CSRLIN]], [[POS]]
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Revision as of 18:10, 19 February 2010