CALL ARB
This page was last modified 15:16, 13 June 2021 by Mars2000you.

Contents

Effect

Selects the font type to be used for the Arabic characters on text screens.

The already displayed Arabic characters will be redefined accordingly. It is without any effect on the International characters.

Syntax

CALL ARB<FontType>

Parameter

<FontType> can vary between 0 and 2 (3 on Bawareth Perfect machines with 1990 version of Arabic Basic).

Do not put a space between ARB and the font type! This parameter can't be omitted.

Font type Characters size Function key
0 6 x 8 F7 on Sakhr MSX2 computers
and Bawareth Perfect MSX1/2
1 8 x 8 F2
2 8 x 16 F7 on Sakhr MSX1 computers
3 8 x 8, bold


Notes:

  • After booting, the default <FontType> 1 is automatically used by the computer
  • The effect of CALL ARB can be cancelled by using CALL ENGL or CALL LATIN or pressing F8

Example

CALL ARB2

Related to

CALL DARB

Compatibility

Arabic BASIC 1.0 and higher