Closing Documents

The closing of documents is a fundamental action performed by scripts, and is accomplished using the close command from the Standard Suite.

close  : Close a document.

close specifier : the document(s) or window(s) to close.

[ saving yes/‌no/‌ask ] : Should changes be saved before closing?

[ saving in file ] : The file in which to save the document, if so.

The close command has two optional parameters that determine: 1) whether changes made to the document should be saved before it is closed; and 2) in which file the document should be saved.

The example scripts provided below, demonstrate typical uses of the close command:

The following script examines all open documents, closing those which have not yet been saved to file: