Starts the procedure and determines
whether it runs in windowing
mode or program mode. Optionally identifies a device catalog and determines
how that catalog is opened.
Options used in the PROC GDEVICE statement affect the way you
use the procedure.
- opens a catalog in browse mode. You cannot
modify a catalog when you open it with the BROWSE option. If you are running
in program mode when you use BROWSE, you can use only the FS, LIST, QUIT,
END, or STOP statements.
- specifies the catalog containing device
information. If you do not specify a catalog, the procedure opens the first
catalog found in the search order of catalogs in browse mode. (See About the Current Catalog.)
To edit the device
entries in a catalog, you must use
the CATALOG= option.
specifies that you are using program
mode. In windowing environments, the GDEVICE windows are the default and
you must specify NOFS to start GDEVICE in program mode.
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