How To Construct Hex Codes

Within a quoted character string, a backslash immediately followed by two characters that are either digits from 0 to 9 or letters from A(a) to F(f) are treated as a hex code. The text string containing the hex code must be enclosed in quotation marks.

Example of Using Hex Codes

set output printer
output "\0F";    % selects a condensed font
...report commands...
output "\12";    % restores regular font
set output terminal