ICL System 25+ - DMF III Text Editor

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Second Edition.  From the preface:

'This publication describes the DMFIII Text Editor program and how to use it.  

Chapter 1 describes the Text Editor's function and its capabilities, its hardware and software requirements and logical input and output device assignments.  

Chapter 2 describes how the file being edited is organised and how it ismanipulated by commands, some of which use zone parameters, a line pointer and string or label searches. This chapter also covers the Text Editor's operating modes and the various means of inputting commands and data to the program.  The normal operating procedure is explained, together with error recovery.  

Chapter 3 lists the various functions performed by Text Editor commands, grouping the commands together by type.

A full specification of each command is given in Chapter 4 together with command syntax conventions. The command specifications are in alphabetic order for easy reference.  

Chapter 5 lists the Text Editor messages that can appear on the console during an editing session; these are divided into general messages and responses to the ? (query) command for easy reference.  

Appendix 1 describes the console devices that may be used with the Text Editor, Appendix 2 provides a command summary and Appendix 3 gives the Text Editor's syntax summary. The 96-character set that the Text Editor operates upon is shown in Appendix 4.'


Reference Number : TL1167

Date Published : April 1985

Manufacturer : ICL






This exhibit has a reference ID of CH39261. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

ICL System 25+ - DMF III Text Editor

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