G-9. SPACE SUBCOMMAND
In ASCII only, this subcommand allows the operator to have the space option on or off.
a. If the space option is on and a tab character is input, the tab character is replaced by a
space. Spaces are inserted until a tab position or the end of the line is reached.
b. If the space option is off, the tab character is inserted into the message. Spaces are in-
serted until a tab set position or the end of the line is reached.
If "ON" or "OFF" is not inserted as an operand, error message no. 10 is
printed, and no change is made.
C. In ASCII, the space option is off at power up initialization, but may be placed in an "ON"
d. In Baudot, the space option is on at power-up initialization, but cannot be placed in an
e. The keystroke sequence for the SPACE subcommand is "b0SPACEb 2 ( +ON, OFF) b0CR".
f. The shortest acceptable form of the subcommand is SP.
g. operator example: System is in ASCII and the operator wants to activate the space option to
Terminal accepts the input and sets SPACE option.