Note: For the help facility to work, you must have
ProFit.help file either in the current directory or in a
directory pointed to by the environment variable
Section 3 or the
INSTALL file for details.
To get help within the programs simply type
HELP and you will
be presented with a list of commands which the help facility knows
ProFit> prompt will also change to
may then type the name of a command to get help on that
HELP once in the help facility will repeat the
list of available help topics. Like the main command interface, the
help facility will accept upper or lower case and you may abbreviate
commands. If your abbreviation is ambiguous (i.e. more than one
command starts with the letters you have specified), help will be
supplied on all the commands which match3.
If the help text is longer than 21 lines, you will see a prompt saying
in which case you should hit the Return (or `Enter') key to get the next page of help.
Once at the
Help> prompt, you should simply hit the Return (or
`Enter') key to get back to the main
If you know the topic on which you need help, you may type the name of
the command after the
HELP keyword at the main
prompt. After the help message is printed, you will be returned
directly to the
ProFit> prompt. For example, if you want help
ZONE command, you may type:
Allied to help, is the
STATUS command. This tells you the
current status of the program: what structures are loaded, fitting
zones, atoms and the like.