POS


Returns the horizontal (left to right) position of the text cursor

Syntax:
Usage:
result = Pos[ ( dummy ) ]

Parameters:
dummy
An unused parameter retained for backward compatibility with QBASIC.

Return Value:
Returns the horizontal position of the text cursor.

Description:
Returns the horizontal (left to right) position of the text cursor. The leftmost column is number 1.

Examples:
Dim As Integer p

'' print starting column position
p = Pos()
Print "position: "; p

'' print a string, without a new-line
Print "ABCDEF";

'' print new column position:
p = Pos()
Print: Print "position: "; p
Print

''position changes after each Print:
Print "Column numbers: "
Print Pos(), Pos(), Pos(), Pos(), Pos()


Differences from QB:
See also:
Back to Console Functions
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