Qedit 6.4 for HP e3000

User Manual

Doc-To-Help Standard Manual

by Robelle Solutions Technology Inc.

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Updated on November 15, 2018

 

 

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Contents

Welcome to Qedit 1

Introduction. 1

Documentation. 1

User Manual 1

Printed Documentation. 1

Other Documentation. 1

Printdoc Program.. 1

Other Manuals of Interest 1

Customer Support 1

Robelle Newsletter 1

QLIB and Bonus Contributed Software. 1

Notation. 1

Highlights 1

Highlights In Version 6.4. 1

Highlights In Version 6.3. 1

Highlights In Version 6.2. 1

Highlights In Version 6.1. 1

Highlights In Version 6.0. 1

Installing Qedit 1

General Installation Notes. 1

Who Should Use These Instructions?. 1

Summary of Installation Steps. 1

Qedit Compiler Interfaces. 1

Important Note About Passwords. 1

STREAMX Users. 1

Step 1: Install Qedit 1

Step 2: Install QLIB and Bonus Programs. 1

Building the Spell Dictionary. 1

Step 3: Install NM Compiler Interface. 1

Installing the Interface. 1

Compiling Instructions. 1

Step 4: Install CM Compiler Interface. 1

Choosing a CM Installation Method. 1

Integrating CM Compiler Changes. 1

Isolating CM Compiler Changes. 1

Step 5: Saving Disc Space. 1

Purging Obsolete Files. 1

Minimal Set of Files. 1

Moving Qedit to Another Account 1

Moving All the Files. 1

Redirecting the File Names. 1

Moving a "Hooked" Qedit 1

Running the MPEXHOOKed Qedit 1

Removing the Compiler Interface. 1

Removing the NM Interface. 1

Removing the Integral CM Interface. 1

Removing the Isolated CM Interface. 1

Getting a Quick Start with HP Full-Screen Editing 1

Introduction. 1

Starting Visual Mode. 1

Screen Layout 1

Home Line. 1

Status Line. 1

Text Lines. 1

Template Line. 1

Special Indicator Columns. 1

Using Your Keyboard. 1

Moving the Cursor 1

Editing the Text Lines. 1

Control Functions. 1

Reflection for DOS Keyboards. 1

Other PC Keyboards. 1

Function Keys. 1

Browsing Through Your File. 1

Cut-and-Paste. 1

Cutting Operations. 1

Pasting Operations. 1

Resetting Cut-and-Paste. 1

Copying a Block of Text 1

Cut-and-Paste Between Files. 1

Dividing and Gluing Operations. 1

Dividing Lines in Visual Mode. 1

Gluing Lines in Visual Mode. 1

Excluding Lines From Visual Mode Display. 1

Justifying Lines in Visual Mode. 1

Renumbering Lines. 1

Inserting Blank Lines. 1

Hold Files. 1

Marking Changes Without Using Line Numbers. 1

Paste from a Non-Qedit File. 1

Home Line Commands. 1

Finding Strings. 1

Changing Strings. 1

Help on Visual Mode. 1

Compile, Link, and Run. 1

Formatting Paragraphs. 1

Undoing Changes in Visual Mode. 1

Refreshing the Screen. 1

Other Line Mode Commands. 1

Truncated Home Line. 1

Exit from Visual 1

Getting a Quick Start with Line Mode Editing 1

Introduction. 1

Adding Lines to a File. 1

Looking at the File. 1

Browsing the File. 1

Searching the File. 1

Editing Lines. 1

Global Changes. 1

Copying Lines. 1

Moving Lines. 1

Deleting Lines. 1

Help Command. 1

Saving the File. 1

Open and Shut for Instant Access. 1

Running Qedit under MPE 1

Introduction. 1

Edit in Line Mode or in Full-Screen Mode. 1

Edit Several Files at Once. 1

Qeditmgr Configuration Files. 1

Limiting Compile Priority. 1

Default Set Commands. 1

Using Qedit in Batch. 1

Summary of Parm= Values. 1

From the Posix Shell 1

Exit and Entry Options. 1

Exit with Verify. 1

Info= First File to Edit 1

Random Name for Primary Scratch File. 1

"Discard Changes?" on Exit 1

Info= "-p 99" Specifies Parm Value. 1

Info= "-c cmdstring". 1

Parm 512 to Edit a Single File. 1

Info= An Empty File to Fill 1

Info= Temporary File. 1

Info= Can Create New Files. 1

Parm Values to Suspend or Not 1

Info= Commands Only. 1

Basicentry Option. 1

JCWs That Drive Qedit 1

RCRTMODEL JCW... 1

RPCVERSION JCW... 1

RCRTWIDTH JCW... 1

RCRTSTRAPSGH for Handshaking. 1

RLABELDEFAULT JCW... 1

QEDITMGRTRACE JCW... 1

QEDPARMBITS JCW... 1

QEDCURWFILE Variable. 1

QEDSTOREDPWD and QEDPROMPTEDPWD Variables. 1

Qedit for Microsoft Windows 1

Introduction. 1

Server Process. 1

Logon Sequence. 1

QEDSERVMODE JCW... 1

Log Files. 1

Qedit Issues and Solutions 1

Running Qedit with Reflection. 1

RPCVERSION JCW... 1

Using a Command File to Start Up. 1

Alt-Y vs. :Reflect 1

Qedit and Reflection File Transfers. 1

Form Feed Causing Return/Line Feed. 1

Typeahead and Visual Mode. 1

Completion Codes. 1

Controlling the PC.. 1

Accidental Exit from Reflection. 1

Changing the Exit Keystroke. 1

Running Qedit in MPE/iX.. 1

Unresolved Externals on MPE/iX 4.0. 1

Compiling on MPE/iX.. 1

XDB: the Symbolic Debugger 1

Command Files and Variables. 1

Visual Mode. 1

EOF vs. LIMIT. 1

Disc Space for Files and Xltrim.. 1

Extents. 1

Qedit as the HPDesk Editor 1

Configuring HPDesk. 1

Configuring Qedit in HPDesk. 1

DeskQed. 1

Getting Programs to Read Qedit Files. 1

Qinput 1

Qcompxl 1

Qeditaccess Subroutine. 1

Qedify. 1

Qedify and $Include. 1

Editing Wide Files. 1

Using the New Command. 1

Using the Text Command. 1

Lines, Strings and Ranges. 1

Using Qedit with MPE Programming Languages 1

Introduction. 1

Editerr: Trapping Compiler Errors. 1

Limitations and Restrictions. 1

Linking PowerHouse with Qedit 1

Invoking PowerHouse from Qedit 1

Configuring Qedit as Your Editor 1

Editing PowerHouse Subfiles. 1

COBOL.. 1

Selecting a Compiler 1

Sequence Numbers and Comments. 1

Tagging Source Changes. 1

Copylib Members. 1

Trapping Syntax Errors. 1

FORTRAN.. 1

Pascal 1

C Language. 1

SPL.. 1

TRANSACT.. 1

RPG.. 1

BASIC.. 1

Segmenter 1

Common Uses of Qedit 1

Introduction. 1

Qedit as Word Processor 1

QNote UDC for Occasional Memos. 1

Justify Capability. 1

Check Spelling. 1

Prose: A Text Processor 1

Using TDP from within Qedit 1

Qedit as a File Utility. 1

Sorting a Range of Lines. 1

Searching Groups of Files for Strings. 1

Editing Data Files. 1

Editing Program Files. 1

Qedit as an Operations Tool 1

Editing Stream Files. 1

Native-Mode Output Spool Files. 1

Editing Bells, Tabs and Escapes. 1

Aborting All Users to Back Up. 1

Qedit Commands 1

Introduction. 1

General Notes. 1

Abbreviations. 1

Uppercase or Lowercase. 1

Multiple Commands per Line. 1

Comments on Command Lines. 1

STREAMX Warning. 1

Stopping Commands with Control-Y.. 1

Implicit Commands. 1

Function Keys. 1

Command Files and UDCs. 1

MPE Commands. 1

Differences from MPE.. 1

Calculator Commands. 1

QEDITCOUNT JCW... 1

QEDCURWFILE Variable. 1

External Program Commands. 1

:Activate Command [AC/:A] 1

Add Command [A] 1

Add (Adding New Lines) 1

Add (Adding a String as a Line) 1

Add (Copying Lines within a File) 1

Add (Moving Lines within a File) 1

Add (Copying Lines Between Files) 1

Append Command [AP] 1

Backward Command [BA/F5] 1

Before Command [B] 1

:Beginfile and :Endfile Commands. 1

Change Command [C] 1

Change (Changing Strings) 1

Change (Changing Columns) 1

Close Command [CL] 1

Colcopy Command [COL] 1

Colmove Command [COLM] 1

:Compile Command [CO/:C] 1

Delete Command [D] 1

Destroy Command [DES/:D] 1

:Display Command [DISPLAY] 1

Divide Command [DI] 1

:Do Command [DO] 1

:Editerror Command [EDITERROR] 1

:Escape Command [ESCAPE] 1

Exit Command [E/F8] 1

Find Command [F/F4] 1

Findup Command [FINDU/F3] 1

Form Command [FORM] 1

Forward Command [FO/F6] 1

Garbage Command [GAR] 1

Glue Command [G] 1

Help Command [H/?] 1

Hold Command [HO] 1

:If, :Endif, :Else, :Elseif Commands. 1

Justify Command [J] 1

Keep Command [K] 1

:Kill Command [KI/:K] 1

List Command [L] 1

:Listredo Command [LISTREDO/F7] 1

:Listundo Command [LISTU] 1

Lsort Command [LS] 1

Merge Command [ME] 1

Modify Command [M] 1

New Command [N] 1

Open Command [O] 1

:Pause Command [PAUSE] 1

:Prep Command [PREP/:P] 1

Proc Command [P] 1

Q Command [Q] 1

/Qedit Command. 1

:Qhelp Command [QHELP] 1

:Redo Command [REDO] 1

:Reflect Command [REFLECT] 1

Renumber Command [REN] 1

Replace Command [R] 1

:Return Command [RETURN] 1

:Run Command [RU/:R] 1

Run, Implied. 1

:Segmenter Command [SEG/:S] 1

Set Command [S] 1

Account 1

Alias. 1

Autocont 1

Check. 1

Decimal 1

DL size. 1

Editinput 1

Expandtabs. 1

Extentsize. 1

Extprog. 1

Filename. 1

FORTRAN.. 1

HFS. 1

Halfbright 1

Hints. 1

Hppath. 1

Increment 1

Interactive. 1

Justify. 1

Keep. 1

Language. 1

Left 1

Length. 1

Lib. 1

Limits. 1

List 1

Maxdata. 1

Modify. 1

Open. 1

Pattern. 1

Priority. 1

Prompt 1

Redo. 1

Right 1

RL file name. 1

Shift 1

Spell 1

Statistics. 1

Stringdelimiters. 1

Suspend. 1

Tabs. 1

Term.. 1

Text 1

Totals. 1

UDC.. 1

Undo. 1

Varsub. 1

Visual 1

Warnings. 1

Whichcomp. 1

Window.. 1

Work. 1

Wraparound. 1

X.. 1

YNone. 1

Zip. 1

Shut Command [SH] 1

Spell Command [SP] 1

:Stream Command [STREAM] 1

:Tdpfinal and :Tdpdraft Commands. 1

Text Command [T] 1

Undo Command [UN] 1

Up Command [UP/F2] 1

Use Command [U] 1

Verify Command [V] 1

Visual Command [VI/F1] 1

:While and :Endwhile Commands. 1

Words Command [W] 1

:Xltrim Command [XLTRIM] 1

Zave Command [Z] 1

ZZ Command. 1

User Defined Commands. 1

Command Files. 1

Calculator Command [=] 1

POSIX Commands [!] 1

Troubleshooting and Error Messages 1

Introduction. 1

Messages. 1

System Errors. 1

Quit Errors. 1

Errors in Visual 1

Using Visual with X.25. 1

Using Visual on MPE/iX.. 1

Accidental Invocation of MPE/iX CI. 1

Using Visual on HP-UX.. 1

Terminals Supported by Visual 1

Problems with 700/9x Terminals. 1

Visual Error Messages. 1

Analyzing Compiler Problems. 1

QCOMPXLTRACE JCW... 1

Control-Y and NM Compiles. 1

How to Bypass Qcompxl 1

Problems with HP's C Compiler 1

Unresolved External Reference. 1

Illegal Characters. 1

Pascal/V Compiler Stack Overflow.. 1

File Formats 1

Introduction. 1

Qedit Workfiles. 1

Original Format Workfiles. 1

Jumbo Workfiles. 1

External Files. 1

Error Files for Editerror 1