12. Report-Writer Statements : Page Layout and Control Statements : .Pagewidth Statement--Set Page Width
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.Pagewidth Statement--Set Page Width
The .pagewidth statement sets a new default page width in number of characters or positions per line.
This statement has the following format:
.pagewidth | .pw width
The parameters for the .pagewidth statement are listed below:
The number of characters per line (n characters). The default is 132 characters per line if the report is written to a file, and the width of your screen if the report is written to the screen.
The width can be expressed as a variable.
Variable whose value is the report page width (n characters). Precede the variable with a dollar sign ($).