Last updated at 11:16 pm UTC on 20 November 2013
The Transcript window is often used for logging or printing results from text only code.
To open the Transcript use TheWorldMenu and choose 'open...'. Then choose 'Transcript'.
You can also type
Transcript open in a Workspace and doIt.
You can write to the Transcript from your Smalltalk code (or from the Workspace) with
Transcript nextPutAll: myObject printString.
Transcript cr. "carriage return"
Transcript nextPutAll: myNextObject printString; cr.
End your protocol writing by
Transcript show: 'anyString'.
writes immediately to the Transcript. This can slow down your script considerably if often performed.
Technically Transcript is a global variable. It contains an object which is an instance of the class TranscriptStream.
See also TranscriptStream (limit on size)