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int sds_grtext (int where, const char *message, int highlight);

Display text on the status line.

This function controls how and where messages are written in the drawing window.

The argument where controls where the message is displayed:

Where Meaning
-1 Message appears on the status line.
-2 Message appears in the coordinate display.
-3 Status line is restored to its original state.

The argument message represents the text you wish to display in the location specified by where.

The argument highlight is ignored. It is provided for the sake of compatibility with earlier CAD programs.

This function returns RTNORM or RTERROR.


int where = -1;

char *message = "Display this message";

int highlight = 1;



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