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BIORTH is a program to chart biorhythms. It is reported that
through biorhythms one may fortell one's attitudes based on his (her)
emotional, physical and intellectual cycles.
BIORTH uses verb-like commands. Allowable commands are:
1. BEGIN DATESPEC
Sets the beginning date for the biorhythm chart. If no BEGIN
date is specified, today is used.
2. BIRTHD DATESPEC
Use the specified birthday when charting the biorhythm. If a
PLOT command is given before a BIRTHDAY command, an error will
3. CHART DEV:FILE.EXT
This is the same as the PLOT command and is included only for
4. COMPATIBILITY (abbreviate to COM)
You will be prompted for two birthdates. The output will
consist of the compatibility percentages for each of the three
areas (emotional, intellectual, and physical) and an overall
5. END DATESPEC
Set the last date to chart in the biorhythm. If no ending date
is specified, the default is to go forever if charting to the
teletype, or for one month if going to a disk or line printer
file. If the date specified by the END command is earlier than
the date specified by the BEGIN command then the plot will go
backwards in time.
6. PLOT dev:file.ext
This is the command which actually does the plot. If
DEV:FILE.EXT is not given, the chart will be plotted on the
teletype. This command may be modified by the /END and /BEGIN
THIS WOULD PLOT ONE WEEK, BEGINNING WITH TODAY, AND ENDING IN
ONE WEEK, ON THE TELETYPE.
This would plot beginning with January 1, 1977 backwards in
time to the 30th of June, 1976 on the teletype.
Allowable formats for the datespec are:
THIS IS THE NORMAL FORM. FOR INSTANCE, 19-APR-52 MEANS APRIL
THIS SPECIFIES THE DAY AS A NUMBER. THIS IS USUALLY USED IN
CONJUNCTION WITH "+" (NNN DAYS IN THE FUTURE FROM TODAY) OR "-"
(NNN DAYS IN THE PAST FROM TODAY.