Dec 082017
Help file for Brief covering Ada syntax.
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Help file for Brief covering Ada syntax.
File Name File Size Zip Size Zip Type
ADAHELP.MNU 533 185 deflated
ADAMISC 514 253 deflated
ADAMISC.MNU 132 67 deflated
ADAPKG 9729 1625 deflated
ADAPKG1 23086 6281 deflated
ADAPKG2 15961 4555 deflated
ADAPKG3 24982 5957 deflated
ADAPKG4 22177 4795 deflated
ADAPKG5 13710 3193 deflated
ADASYNT1.MNU 15037 1787 deflated
ADATTRIB 22659 4196 deflated
ADATTRIB.MNU 3364 431 deflated
HELP.MNU 118 63 deflated
README 1618 727 deflated

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Contents of the README file

AdaBrief. The accompanying files allow Help on Ada syntax from within the
Brief editor. If you do not use Brief or Ada you will probably not
be interested in this. If you use Brief you might be interested in
creating your own help files for a language you use or for subroutines
that you have to reference. In this case you might just want to see
how to utilize Brief's Help facility.

The help routine is hierarchical. You can use as many levels as you
like. The first menu which is checked is HELP.MNU. You have to
replace Brief's and use your own (see the accompanying HELP.MNU).
Rename Brief's HELP.MNU to BHELP.MNU so that you continue to have
access to Brief's help.

A menu lets you select a lower level set of menus or the actual text
to search.

The help text. Divided into frames of 18 lines each. Before a frame
is the key word for the frame. This is delimited by ^l (form feed).
Printing these files is messy since all the form feeds eject to next
page. Don't print them before changing the form feeds to something

This is not meant to be a tutorial on modifying the help facility.
It's very straight forward since macros do not have to be modified.

The source of the Ada help text is from the Ada Language Reference
Manual (Mil Std. 1815).

This is used with Brief version 3.0. Previous versions had a slight
difference in the menu format (the window size was included).

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