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Macros

Export macros programmatically; print information about available macros.

Background Information

A macro defines a substitution in a line of ObjectScript code. For details, see “ObjectScript Macros and the Macro Preprocessor” in Using Caché ObjectScript. You create macros in Studio; see Using Studio.

Available Tools

Includes the following class methods that you can use with macros:
  • Export()
  • ExportToStream()
  • ShowMacros()
Availability: All namespaces.

Reminder

The special variable $SYSTEM is bound to the %SYSTEM package. This means that (for ObjectScript) instead of
##class(%SYSTEM.class).method()
, you can use
$SYSTEM.class.method()
.
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