OpenBoot 3.x Command Reference Manual

Displaying Numbers

Basic commands to display stack values are shown in Table 4-18.

Table 4-18 Basic Number Display

Command 

Stack Diagram 

Description 

.

( n -- ) 

Display a number in the current base. 

.r

( n size -- ) 

Display a number in a fixed width field. 

.s

( -- ) 

Display contents of data stack. 

showstack

( ??? -- ??? ) 

Execute .s automatically before each ok prompt.

noshowstack

( ??? -- ??? ) 

Turn off automatic display of the stack before each ok prompt

u.

( u -- ) 

Display an unsigned number. 

u.r

( u size -- ) 

Display an unsigned number in a fixed width field. 

The .s command displays the entire stack contents without disturbing them. It can usually be used safely for debugging purposes. (This is the function that showstack performs automatically.)