Syntax of message files (.msg)

A message file contains a set of messages identified by an integer number.

  1. filename is the name of the message source file.

Syntax of a message file

| include-directive 
where message-definition is:
message-line | new-page
where include-directive is:
.include filename
And where new-page is:
^L (Control-L, ASCII 12)
  1. message-number is an integer in the range -2147483648 to 2147483647.
  2. You can split the message into pages by adding the ^L (Control-L / ASCII 12) in a line.
  3. Note that multi-line messages will include the newline (ASCII 10) characters.