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VIDEDC - MULTI-COLUMN PRINTING
VIDEDC is a program to convert a Switches:
single-column text to a multi-
column text. The page you are /COLUMNS:n to indicate wanted
reading now was produced with number of columns in output.
/TABS move from column to column
.RUN VIDEDC by outputting a horizontal
%VIDEDC VERSION 1 IS HERE tab character. This
*outfil.ext=infil.ext/switches a) Requires that horizontal tabs
Input no of columns: 2 have been set on the terminal.
Input tab positions for all except The "MARG" program can be used
the first column: to set such tabs at arbitrary
Give page numbers from input file: b) Gives faster output than
8 1 simulating tabs with spaces.
Give page numbers from input file: c) Is the only possible choice if
2 7 the input file contains back-
Give page numbers from input file: space characters or special
6 3 terminal control characters
Give page numbers from input file: (such as VIDEDP produces for
4 5 Diablo terminals with the
Give page numbers from input file: VIDEDP commands .A or .J).
/DIABLO indicates output to a
Combining VIDEDP with VIDEDC: Diablo 1620 terminal. Note that
Always use VIDEDP first, and then VIDEDC can correctly handle files
use VIDEDC on the file produced by containing half-line-feed control
VIDEDP. If you use the special and changing horizontal motion
facilities for even right margins index, but n o t negative half-
in VIDEDP, then the /TABS switch line-feeds and changing vertical
must be given to VIDEDC. motion index.
If you want one column to be /TERMINET indicates output to a
blank, write the page number 0. Terminet terminal.
Page number -1 indicates end of