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Short Form Summary of NOS Commands

lfn = local file name
pfn = permanent file name
[opt] indicates permanent file access options
lfn=pfn may be replaced by single pfn, in which case pfn is also used as lfn

APPEND,pfn,lfn1,...,lfnn[opt]. Append lfni to permanent file pfn
ATTACH,lfn1=pfn1,...,lfnn=pfnn,[opt][M=m] attach permanent file pfn
    as local file lfn
BKSP,lfn,n,m. backspace file lfn by n logical records
    default n=1. m is mode, C coded, B binary(default)
CATLIST,LO=p,FN=pfn,UN=username,L=lfn. list the permanent file catalog
    p option F full FP permissions granted P user names
CLEAR. release all files
COMPASS,B=lgo,I=input,L=output,LO=ABCDEFGLMNRSTX. Assembler call statement
    copy file from to file to, x nonzero=verify
    M=c C1 coded input only C2 coded output only
    c any nonzero coded input and output
    TC=tc F or EOF cnt is the number of files to copy
    I or EOI ignore cnt, copy to EOI
COPYBF,from,to,n,c. copy binary file
    n number of files to copy, default 1
    c any nonzero string: coded S or L format tape
COPYBR,from,to,n,c. copy binary records, same parameters as COPYBF
COPYCF,from,to,n,fchar,lchar,na. copy coded file
    n number of files to copy, default 1
    fchar first character position in line to copy, default 1
    lchar last character position in line to copy, default 136
    na any nonzero value=no abort if end-of-line missing
COPYCR,from,to,n,fchar,lchar,na. copy coded record
    same parameters as COPYCF
COPYEI,from,to,x,c. copy to EOI (end-of-information)
    x any nonzero value signifies no rewind, default is
    rewind before and after copying
    c any nonzero string: coded S or L format tape
COPYSBF,from,to,n,na. copy shifted binary file, prepend blank to each line
    same parameters as COPYCF
COPYX,from,to,x,b,c. copy logical records
    x=n copy n logical records, default n=1
    x=00 copy all records up to and including first zero-length record
    x=name copy all records up to and including the named record
    x=type/name same as name, but also type must match
CTIME. print CPU time to dayfile
DAYFILE,lfn. dump job dayfile to lfn
    Create empty new permanet direct access files
    ct PUBLIC SPRIV PRIVATE(default)
    m allowed access modes for other users if SPRIV or PUBLIC
    see ATTACH command
    space requirement for file, in PRUs (=64 60-word blocks)
    ac Y or N(default) to make visible for other user's CATLIST
    B identification and priority
    D resources requested/assigned
    F assigned files
    J control regs and error flag
    L loader information
    R resources used
    S accumulated SRUs
    T accumulated CPU time
    U resources available
FCOPY,P=old,N=new,PC=ascii,NC=ascii8,PL=zb,NL=zb,R,A. copy between code sets
    lowercase parameter names=default values
    ascii and ascii8 parameters may be
    ASCII 6/12 display ASCII8 12-bit ASCII
    ASCII88 8-bit ASCII ASCII63 6/12 display 63-char set
    ASCII64 6/12 display 64-char set DIS 6-bit display code
    DIS63 6-bit display 63-char set DIS64 same, 64-char set
    zb line terminator
       ZB zero byte (default)
       CR CRLF FF LF LFCR RS US n octal char value
    R rewind before and after, default is no rewind
    A aboer on error, default is no abort
FTN,I=input,B=lgo,L=output. FORTRAN 4 extended compiler
    LCM=I long address mode for UEM access, > 128 kword
    OL list generated object code
    OPT=n n=0,1,2 optimization level, default =1
    PMD post mortem dump
    R=n symbolic reference map, n=0,1,2,3 default=1
    ROUND=+-*/ rounded arithmetic operations. default=no round
    SL=0 source program not listed (default=list)
    STATIC disable dynamic memory management, required of blank
       common is dynamically extended at runtime
    UO unsafe optimization enabled, requires OPT=2
FTN5,I=input,B=lgo,L=output. FORTRAN 5 extended compiler
    DO=val 0 min DO trip zero, less 131071 (default)
       LONG permits trip count to exceed 131071
       OT minimum trip count 1
    LCM=I long address mode for UEM access, > 128 kword total field
    LCM=G giant UEM mode, single commin block > 128 kword
    LO=O/R/A/M/S O list generated object code
       R cross-reference map
       A program entity list
       M storage map
       S source code
    OPT=n n=0,1,2,3(unsafe) optimization level, default =0
    ROUND=A/S/M/D rounded arithmetic operations. default=A/S/M
    STATIC disable dynamic memory management, required of blank
       common is dynamically extended at runtime
GET,lfn1=pfn1,...,lfnn=pfnn[opt] retrieve local copy of indirect access
    permanent file
LENGTH,lfn. status of local file
lfn,lfn1=tfn1,...,lfnn=tfnn. local file call loads and executes compiled
LGO,lfn1=tfn1,...,lfnn=tfnn. binary on that file, typically LGO. The tfni
    filenames used on the PROGRAM statement are replaced by
    the actual filenames lfni.
LIMITS,L=lfn. resources available
MFL,CM=nnnnnn,EC=mmmm. set max central memory and
    extended memory/1000(8) field length
    enter lines into lfn, NR=no rewind
PASSWOR,old,new. change password
PERMIT,pfn,username1=m1,...,usernamen=mn. grant access to permanent file
    pfn to user usernamei with access mode mi, see ATTACH
PROTECT,ON. preserve extended memory between job steps
PURGE,pfn1,...,pfnn[opt] remove permanent files
RENAME,newfn=oldfn. rename file
REPLACE,lfn1=pfn1,...,lfnn=pfnn[opt] replace indirect access permanent files
    by local files; create if no pfni exists
RETURN,lfn1,...,lfnn. release specified files, *=all files
REWIND,lfn1,...,lfnn. rewind specified files, *=all files
RFL,CM=nnnnnn,EC=mmmm. set initial central memory and
    extended memory/1000(8) field length
RTIME. print real (wallclock) time to dayfile
    save copy of local file lfn as indirect access permanent
    file pfn, parameters see DEFINE
SETASL,s. set SRU resource limit for job
SETCORE,p. preset all cm within fieldlength with p
SETJSL,s. set SRU resource limit for job step
SETTL,t. set CPU time limit for job step
SKIPEI,lfn. skip to EOI
SKIPF,lfn,n,m. skip n (default=1) files forward on file lfn
    m mode C coded B binary (default)
SKIPFB,lfn,n,m. same as SKIPF, backspace = reverse direction
SKIPR,lfn,n,level,m. skip n (default=1) records forward on file lfn
    level record level. 0<=level<=16, EOR and EOF; 17, EOF only
    m mode C coded B binary (default)
STIME. print accumulated SRUs to dayfile
TDUMP,I=lfn1,L=lfn2,O,A,R=rcount,F=fcount,N=lines,NR. octal or alpha file dump
VERIFY,lfn1,lfn2,N=nfiles,E=maxerrs,L=output,A,R,C,C1,C2. compare files
    N without value = compare to EOI, N=0 up to empty file
WRITEF,lfn,x. write x filemarks to lfn, default is 1
WRITER,lfn,x. write x empty records to lfn, default is 1

Interactive Commands

ASCII set full ASCII 6/12 mode (see also NORMAL)
BYE logout, also GOODBYE or LOGOUT
EXPLAIN online manual access
FSE,lfn. full screen editor.
    line mode editor in LINE mode, SCREEN command required
    for full screen mode, has internal help screens
HELP online help system access
HELPME,command interactively spec parameters for command
LINE,model. set terminal to line mode (see also SCREEN)
    VT100 DEC VT100 terminal or emulator
    721 CDC 721 terminal
    722 CDC 722 terminal
    Z19 Zenith Z19, Z29, Heathkit H19 terminal
    ADM3A Lear-Sigler ADM3A terminal
    ADM5 Lear-Sigler ADM5 terminal
    TVxyz TeleVideo xyz terminal
    T4115 Tektronix 4115 terminal
LIST,F=lfn list local file at terminal
NORMAL use 63/64 character set (see also ASCII)
RECOVER,jsn recover aborted interactive session
SCREEN,model. set terminal to full screen mode (see also LINE)
    transfer a file with XMODEM protocol
    fn Cyber filename
    td transfer direction, S=from Cyber to Micro, R=Micro to Cyber
    ft file type
    A 6/12 ASCII
    C 6-bit display code
    T use current terminal mode
    B Cyber binary file
    M Micro binary file
    lf YES=Cyber end-of-line transmitted as cr/lf (default)
    NO cr only
    sp YES special block, NO=default
    ec error checking is determined by receiver
    CRC or CHECKSM for transfers to Cyber
    fm file markers, for text files only
    NOS #EOR #EOF #EOI are transmitted/recognized
    CPM EOR and EOI ignored on transmit, ctrlZ is EOI
    MSDOS same as CPM
XMODEM. systems prompts for parameters

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