Accession Number:

ADA007824

Title:

LO - A Text Formatting Program

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-02-21

Pagination or Media Count:

94.0

Abstract:

LO is a text formatting program used to prepare documents such as this report. It reads an input text file and creates an output file. The input file contains text to be printed, interspersed with commands to LO that direct its operation. Commands are expressed in a language of considerable sophistication. The command language is described. the presentation being designed to be suitable both as a primer to the learner as well as a reference manual for the expert. LO currently runs on the TX-2 Computer at Lincoln Laboratory, and details are provided on its use in that environment. There is a brief discussion of the steps involved in implementing it on a different computer system.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE