HP OpenVMS DCL Dictionary
Sets and locks the key definition state for keys defined with the
When you define keypad keys using the DEFINE/KEY command, you can
assign a specific state name to the key definition. If that state is
not set when you press the key, the definition is not processed. Use
the SET KEY command to change the current state to the appropriate
Controls whether the system displays a message indicating that the key
state has been set.
Specifies the name of the state. The state name can be any alphanumeric
string. If you omit the /STATE qualifier or use the /NOSTATE qualifier,
the current state is left unchanged. The default state is DEFAULT.
The SET KEY command in this example sets the key state to the state
EDITING. You can now use the key definitions that were defined for the