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The following were collected from Locke (UW2020) at the University of Washington in 1995

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1022    4UP     ADUMP   AJ      APLBAS  ARP     ASSIGN  ATTACH  BACKUP  BRACK
CALCOM  CALEND  CANCEL  CDCEOF  CHANGE  COBOL   COMMAN  COMPIL  CONTRO  COSTS
COUNT   CPUNCH  CREATE  DATESW  DDT     DEBUG   DECLAR  DELETE  DEMOS   DETACH
DIRECT  DISK    EBCDIC  ECHO    EMPIRE  FAILSA  FAL     FILES   FORDDT  FORFLO
FORTH   FORTRA  FROM10  GCS     GENCOM  GLIM    GRIPE   GT40    HELP    HLPALL
HLPSQZ  HOLIDA  HPPLOT  IMSL    INDEX   JOB     KDPLDR  KERMIT  KILL    KJOB
LABDMC  LASER   LIBRAR  LINED   LINK    LOGIN   LSTMAI  MAKVIR  MASTER  MCROSS
MONITO  MOUNT   MS      MTA     MTTOPT  MUPPET  NAME    NCP     NETWOR  NFT
NOTICE  NYPLAN  OLDNOT  OMNIGR  OPR     PACMAN  PAL10   PASSWO  PASWRD  PHONES
PLOT    POUT    PUB     QUEUE   REATTA  REDUCE  RENAME  RENBR   RERUN   RSXFMT
RSXRED  SAAM    SAVE    SDPL    SED     SEDONL  SEDOTH  SEE     SEND    SEWER
SIXPRT  SMALL   SORT    SPACIN  SPIKE   STAFF   STATIS  STREK   SUPCAL  SUPSUB
SYSDPY  SYSTEM  TAPCOP  TECMAC  TEK     TEKVEW  TERMIN  TIME    TIP     TO10
TOPS    TREK    TREND   TYPFIL  USERS   USNMRG  VAXTAP  VERIFY  WHO     XVFU

.KJOB
[ADUMP.HLP 1 page] ASCII-DUMP ADUMP gives an OCTAL and corresponding ASCII (letters) listing of any file. To run ADUMP, type R ADUMP It will ask what file you wish to examine (dump) . It will then ask where (what file or device) to send the listing; if you simply type , the listing will be displayed on your terminal. Why ADUMP a file? A file of text (note the word 'TEXT') is basically made up of codes from 000 thru 177 which stand for the letters on the keyboard. Eg: 040 means 'space', 101 means capital 'A'. For a full table of these codes, type HELP ASCII. ADUMP will list the 'TEXT', with the 'codes' below it. That way you can see how the 'TEXT' in the file is made, and especially how it is stored, 5 letters per 'word'. In the computer, a 'word' can hold 5 letters, like 'COMPU'. The next word might hold 'TER I'. Together, it reads COMPUTER I. Programs sometimes count characters, and characters that do not print (like the code 000) are sometimes hidden in text files. Your program may have to count those as characters, if it is reading by counting 'words'. Random access programs do that. 1022 'create' commands do that. Does ADUMP give the 'word' count? The word count is at the left of each line on the listing, and counts by 3 (3 words per line ). Are there other codes besides 000 that dont print? On the HELP ASCII chart, the first column has many non-printing characters. These are all the characters. Pay special attention to any 000-codes after a CR (return) and LF (linefeed). These indicate that 000-spacers (nulls) have been added in order to begin the next 'record' or 'line' on the beginning of a new 'word'. This is the main usefulness of ADUMP ! To see whether those NULLS are there, or not. Try it out on your file. You dont have to let it finish. Type ^C^C anytime. [End of ADUMP.HLP] .KJOB .