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DESCRIPTIONS
specified, the resulting string is
"12*456."
LITERAL: In Command Mode, when more than two
periods must be represented, specify one
more period than is needed (e.g., "...."
means three periods). [!75!75!75]
! format code delimiter (exclamation point)
DEFINITION: Format codes are delimited by "!" (see
Section 4).
LITERAL: !! [!61]
any Key delimiter
DEFINITION: The Key delimiter is the first character
after the command and the command
qualifier (if specified). If this
character is a blank, the Key delimiter
is the character following the blank.
The Key delimiter delimits parameters of
the command.
LITERAL: Within a command parameter, the Key
delimiter can be used literally only in
the last parameter; hence a different
Key delimiter should be used if this
character is needed in earlier
parameters.
@ logical character delete ("at" sign, CMS default -- see
Section 2.2)
DEFINITION: In all user typed lines, <n> @ signs
"erase" the previous <n> non-@ sign
characters.
LITERAL: [!124]
ESC logical escape ("double quote" sign ("), CMS default --
see Section 2.2)
CMS line DEFINITION: It is possible to represent a ________
editing character ___________________ (logical character
delete, logical escape, logical line
delete, logical linend) literally by
preceding it with the logical escape
character. For example, if the escape
character is "*" and the logical linend
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DESCRIPTIONS
character is "#", the string "*#" would
be interpreted as the literal character
"#".
% logical hyphen ("percent" sign)
DEFINITION: If an Input line ends with this
character, the usual blank character (to
not separate words) will ___ be appended to
the line.
LITERAL: !/ [!63]
¢ logical line delete ("cent" sign, CMS default -- see
Section 2.2)
DEFINITION: In all user typed lines, it "erases" all
characters preceding it on the current
last line, up to and including the ____
logical linend character.
LITERAL: [!74]
# logical linend ("pound" sign, CMS default -- see Section
2.2)
DEFINITION: The logical linend character is
equivalent to a carriage return for
stacking multiple commands on a
user-typed line (see Section 5.4). This
character can also be used to get into
the CP environment, or simply to execute
a CP command. If "#CP" is issued, the
user is put into the CP environment,
while if "#CP <cp command>" is issued,
the CP command <cp command> is executed
(and the user remains in the FRESS
environment). This is true in both
and Command ___ Input Mode.
LITERAL: [!123]
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