% conhelpfrom the UNIX shell, or:
ICL> CONHELPfrom ICL. (You can also access CONVERT help from ICL by using the ICL command, HELP.)
The help topics are mostly detailed descriptions of the applications but also include global information on matters such as using parameters. e.g. the following command gives help on the application UNF2NDF.
% conhelp unf2ndf
If you have commenced running an application you can still access the help library whenever you are prompted for a parameter; you enter ?. Here is an example.
NOPEREC - Number of data values per output record /512/ > ? NDF2UNF Parameters NOPEREC = _INTEGER (Read) The number of data values per record of the output file. It should be in the range 1 to 8191, unless the array is double precision, when the upper limit is 4095. The suggested default is the current value. [The first dimension of the NDF] NOPEREC - Number of data values per output record /512/ >
CONVERT A Format-conversion Package