Glimmr Automap

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    [If the player's interpreter does not support graphics, the Automap text-based map (ASCII or Unicode) will be shown instead. This map is shown by expanding the number of lines in the status window. We can set the number of lines in the text map by using this variable. The default is 12 rows.]

    The text-map depth is a number variable. The text-map depth is usually 12.

    [To preview what the text-only map will look like to those using an interpreter without graphics support, paste the following into your story code:

    First for constructing the status line:
        shut down the map-window;
        reserve automap memory of (text-map depth) rows;
        fill status bar with table of ordinary status and map;
        rule succeeds.]