Language Changes

The following table summarises the main changes to language features in Version 17.0.

Function Description Change
⎕CSV Comma Separated Values Supports user-defined character set, a new column type (numeric/empty) and 3 new variant options to handle metacharacters.
⎕MKDIR Make Directory Supports multiple files
⎕NCOPY Native File Copy New system function
⎕NDELETE Native File Delete Supports multiple files, wildcards and recursion
⎕NEXISTS Native File Exists Supports multiple files and wildcards
⎕NGET Read Text File Supports user-defined character set
⎕NINFO Native File Information Supports multiple files, recursion and additional file properties
⎕NPARTS Native File Parts Supports multiple files
⎕NMOVE Native File Move New system function
⎕NPUT Write Text File Supports user-defined character set and append operation
⎕R and ⎕S Search/Replace Supports user-defined character set