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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
ECHO is what happens when you type a character on the terminal. The character is "echoed" to your output (screen or paper). ******************************************************** * * * Advertisement for the program ECHO - * * See Description at end of this Help file * * * ******************************************************** The DECsystem-10 operates in a "FULL DUPLEX" mode, which means that characters can go from you and to you at the same time. That's how you are able to 1. type ahead while typing is still coming at you 2. type ^O to stop and start output 3. type ^C^C to abort the currently running program IF you type TTY NO ECHO you will silence the DECsystem-10 echo of the characters you type. IF you get ddoouubbllee characters on your terminal, you can either: 1. switch your equipment to FULL DUPLEX (best solution) or 2. give the TTY NO ECHO command IF you dial-up and get no characters when you type, then the previous user of the phone line must have set TTY NO ECHO. To correct that, and other weird settings he may have made, give the INITIA command by just typing I (followed by hitting the RETURN key) at the beginning of the line. That will reset the TTY setting to normal. Another good help file to see is: HELP TTY ========================================================================== ECHO - A program to eecchhoo characters Have you ever wondered what all those fancy 'extra' keys did on your terminal? Well, wonder no more. ECHO is a program that will actually send back to your terminal the characters these keys transmit, instead of just sending them to the computer. ECHO has 2 modes of operation: It will either send the actual character to your terminal, or echo back the representation of that character. Here's an example: In the first mode, (end mode - echo back the character) hitting the COTROL-T key combination will send an actual Control-T to your terminal. An alternate way to accomplish this would be to set some switches to LOCAL or HALF DUPLEX (some switches are hard to get to) and pulling out your terminal's manual to see what's going on (some manuals are confusing, to say the least). In the second mode (Display mode - echo back the name of the key hit) hitting the CONTROL-T combination echoes back as " CONTROL-T(024) ", informing you that CONTROL-T was transmitted, and (024) being the octal representaion of Control-T. Note that in this mode, a control-T is NOT sent to your Terminal. Some 'special' keys transmit nothing to the computer, and are local to your terminal. ECHO cannot intercept these commands. To startup the ECHO program, type at monitor level: .R ECHO Display character name (D) or send it (S) ? [S]: You now enter an S or a D, for the mode you want to operate in. note that ALL characters are legal, AND TWO (2) CONTROL-C's IN SUCCESSION ARE NEEDED TO EXIT THE PROGRAM ! --------------------------------------------------------- ------------- [End of Both ECHO's HELP] .KJOB .