This little program helps you to find builit-in messages in the HP49G/HP4G+ calculator.
Just put a search string (a word or word fragment) on the stack and run
this program. It offers a choose list of all built-in messages which
contain this word. Search is
The scanned message together with its number will be on the stack if
leaving with OK or ENTER. The number of the seleted message is a system
bint but readable in any stack display.
Also the argument string is still on the stack.
You may also select several messages
with the +/- key which then all will be found on the stack. Be careful
after selecting because tick marks may disappear although selections are
are still actual (probably a bug in the original HP48 browser with
The main application of such a tool is to save bytes in programs.
Using a message bint together with JstGetTHEMESG is shorter than
including a string if the string contains more than 2 characters.
Therefore, if your program needs to display a message, look first
for a suitable built-in message.
Remark. Findmsg is also essentially a part of the library Msgman.
Version 1.1 June 5, 2002
Version 1.2 October 8 2003
Wolfgang Rautenberg †