Marquee Control Characters

The Header, Footer, Message wrap, and Empty message fields may include the following control characters. Note that not all marquees support all these control characters.




carriage return




vertical tab


horizontal tab




generates an escape


generates a control character for any alphabetic character


generates a hex character between 00-FF. <xx> should be the 2 hex characters.


To generate the null character (00), you must configure the MARQ_RESERVED_NULL_CHAR global parameter.


generates the control characters you specified for message attribute <xx> in the Message Attributes box, where <xx> is a two-digit number between 01 and 25. For example, to generate the control characters you specified for fifth attribute in the list, enter %05.

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3. Enter Marquee type details.