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The HELP command displays explanatory text for many TOPS-20 system
@HELP (ON SUBJECT) name
name is the name of a topic chosen from the list given in
response to the command HELP ?
Default name - HELP
Sample of HELP Command Arguments
ACCT20 ACCTPR ACTGEN APL APLSF BLIS10 CHECKD CHKPNT
COBDDT COBOL CONV20 CREF DAEMDB DBINFO DBMEND DIRTST
DLUSER DUMPER EDIT FE FILCOM FORDDT FORDML FORMAT
FORTRA HELP ISAM LIBARY LINK LPTSPL MACRO MAIL
MAKLIB MAKRAM MAKVFU OPLEAS PLEASE PTYCON QUEUE RDMAIL
RERUN RSXFMT RUNINP RUNOFF SCHEMA SORT SYSERR SYSJOB
TRANSL ULIST USAG20 USAH20 WATCH
Other HELP Command Arguments
Note that some of the HELP command arguments shown here may
be omitted if the associated topics are not available at
your site. The list may include other texts inserted by
your system administrator to describe features special to
your system. Also, this list is revised frequently to
reflect improvements and additions to standard TOPS-20
Printing HELP Files on the Line Printer
The texts displayed by the HELP command are stored in system
logical name HLP: under the name of the topic and file type
.HLP. Use the PRINT command to request your own copy.
1. Ask for information about the FILCOM program.
FILCOM compares two files in either ASCII mode or binary depending
upon switches or file name extensions. All standard binary extensions
are recognized as binary by default.
Switches are :-
/A compare in ASCII mode
/W compare the Word mode but don't expand files
/X expand files before word mode compare
2. Use the DIRECTORY command to search system logical name HLP:
for any text involving mail. (Note the use of wildcard
characters here.) Then, print a copy of one of the help
Total of 2 files
@PRINT /AFTER:1700 HLP:MAIL.HLP
[Printer job APLSF queued, request #131, limit 174]