e. The keystroke sequence for the DELETE subcommand is either (1), (2), or (3) below.
(1) b0DELETEb 2XX)b 0CR - XX represents the number of lines to be deleted.
(2) b0DELETEb 2*b0CR - delete all remaining lines.
(3) b0DELETEb 0CR - delete the current line.
f. The shortest acceptable form of the subcommand is DE.
g. Operator example: The operator wants to delete lines 3, 4, 5, and 6 from the message.
After moving the line pointer to line 3, the operator is ready to delete lines 3, 4, 5, and 6.
Prints line number 7 and issues the EDIT prompt sequence.
Deletes lines 3, 4, 5, and 6, then prints the following line.
H-8. FIND SUBCOMMAND
This subcommand allows the operator to locate a portion of a text by using a phrase of up to
a. From the line pointer position, the system searches the following lines to find the phrase.
The phrase cannot be located if the pointer is at or below the phrase. If the pointer is not changed,
error message No. 4 is printed, and the subcommand is terminated.
b. When the phrase is found, the pointer is moved to the line which contains the phrase. The
line is printed and the subcommand is terminated.
The phrase must be on only one line.
c. The phrase cannot contain carriage-return characters. It must contain at least one
character, or error message No. 5 is printed.
d. Use of Decimeters:
(1) Any printable character which is used to separate the phrase to be found from the
parameter field of the subcommand is called a delimeter.