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For the following commands, CALC, IF, ELSEIF, SETVAR, and WHILE, the Command Interpreter (CI) assumes that the argument supplied on the command line is an expression. Additionally, you can force the CI to evaluate an expression for any command by enclosing the expression in square brackets and preceding the brackets with an exclamation point, e.g. ![<exp>]. Variables, functions and operators are combined to form CI expressions. An expression can be as simple as a constant, e.g. 1, TRUE, or "abc", or complex, such as finfo (filename,"eof") mod (2^8) The CI also does partial expression evaluation. For instance, in the following example, the CI will not evaluate (B) if (A) is FALSE: (A) AND (B) Or, in this example, if (A) is TRUE, the CI does not evaluate (B): (A) OR (B) In other words, the CI reads an expression from left to right, and performs the minimum evaluation necessary. For additional information, enter "VARIABLES", "FUNCTIONS", and "OPERATORS" at the HELP prompt. Back to Main Index