Network Information Services - Table 3
defines a comment line; not printed or acted upon.
- ~~ textline
a control line beginning with '~~' is treated as a text
line with a '~~' control sequence at the beginning.
- ~b num*
output 'num' blank lines.
prompt the user with "---MORE (*y/n)---". The script
then waits for the user's response. If it is anything
other than 'no' (or 'n'), the script continues. If
it is a 'n' response, the script ends. (see note
exit the script at this point. (Actually goes to
label 'exit', if it exists).
* Parameters marked with an astrick (*) can be either a literal number
an index counter (~i0 - ~i9), or an variable string (~0 - ~9)
Table 3 - Basic Control Lines
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