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HELP RECORD Aaron Sloman, Nov 1983 The RECORD command is used to make POP-11 keep a record of everything that happens at your terminal. After you type record in <filename>; to POP-11, everything that you type to POP-11, and everything that POP-11 types back to you, is stored in the file <filename>. You can use any suitable file name, e.g. 'logfile1', 'out.p' etc. If you give no file name, e.g. record; then recording will go into a file called 'record.log'. The 'in' is actually optional and may be omitted, e.g. record mylog; NB: Commands to, and responses from, the editor, VED, are not recorded. To turn recording off, use the command endrecord; which returns you to normal interaction with POP-11. While you are recording, it is not possible to use VED to look at the file in which the interaction is being recorded; to do this you must first type endrecord; After than you can treat it like any other file. You might want to use the RECORD facility to demonstrate a program you have written, and include the demonstration in a report on the program. If you are working on your report file with VED, you can include your demonstration as follows. Suppose you have used RECORD.LOG as your file, and that you are editing your report file. Do the following steps: (a) Choose the place where you want the contents of the RECORD.LOG file to appear, and put the cursor on the line above. (b) Press the ENTER key, and type r record.log on the command line, followed by the RETURN key The ENTER-R command tells VED to 'read in' a file from the disk, and include it as part of the current file. The whole of the file RECORD.LOG will be copied into the file being edited, just below the line containing the cursor. Remember this will not work if you have not typed endrecord; to terminate recording of interaction. RECORD will not work properly if the PROLOG system is being used. For a version that does work with PROLOG, see the PROLOG Help file HELP *LOG.