PAR_USE

Syntax PAR_USE [device]
Location ST/QL, SMSQ/E, SuperQBoard, PAR/SER Interfaces, Super Gold Card

As with many other devices, such as RAM, FLP and WIN, it can be useful to alter the three letter description used to access the parallel printer port on the Atari ST. The command PAR_USE allows you to replace the three letter description by any other three letters. If device is not specified, this changes the description back to PAR.

Example

PAR_USE ser

will divert any attempt to access the serial ports to the parallel printer port.

CROSS-REFERENCE

RAM_USE, FLP_USE, WIN_USE, SER_USE and PRT_USE are all very similar.