Table 4-20. PLOTTER PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE - Cont
Statement Identification and Use
Statement, Syntax, Explanation, and Input Instructions
Optional pen control parameter is same as that used with plot
Odd, positive integer = Pen lifts before moving.
Odd, negative integer = Pen lifts after moving.
0 = No change.
integer = Pen lowers before moving.
integer = Pen lowers after moving.
No parameters = Pen remains in its present position, moves to
point specified, and lowers or remains down.
I f i p l t s t a t e m e n t s p e c i f i e s p o i n t o f f p l a t e n , p e n d r a ws
l i n e t o l i m i t o f p l a t e n a n d s t o p s . I f p o i n t l i e s o ff
platen in nearby area (shown next), OUT OF LIMIT lamp turns
P l o t t e r r e c o g n i z e s i p l t s t a t e m e n t s i n t h i s a r e a . If
p o i n t s p e c i f i e d l i e s in faraway area, OUT OF LIMIT lamp
flashes and plotter does not recognize iplt statements.
Regular plot (pit) statement must be used to specify point
that is either on platen or in nearby area before any furthe r
iplt statements are recognized by plotter.