If you subsequently enter
then what gets executed is
That is, the first argument is the name of the alias and everything after the first argument is what gets executed when the alias name is entered.
Up to 30 aliases can be defined. These ALIAS commands can be added to your dplogf.tex so that they are immeditately available when you start a Dataplot session.
Two restrictions should be noted.
where <name> is a string that specifies the name of the alias;
and <string> are the characters that specify the command that will be executed when the alias name is entered.
The <name> argument is limited to a maximum of eight characters.
This command lists all currently defined aliases.
This command clears all currently defined aliases.
where <name> is the name of previously defined alias.
This command clears the specified alias. Currently, only a single alias can be cleared with this command.
ALIAS CLEAR ALL
ALIAS CLEAR V
alias rx reset data; call clipboard
separator character ;
It is important to temporarily redefine the separator character before the alias command. In the above example, if the separator character command is omitted, the alias would be set to "reset data" and "call clipboard" would be executed as a separate command.
alias v psview dppl1f.dat device 2 postscript plot x**2 for x = 1 1 9 device 2 close v