GEAR Command Structure

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GEAR commands can be executed for the Command Line Interface and from the Graphical User Interface of GEAR PRO Unix. For your convenience, a standard format can be applied for using GEAR commands. This standard format includes the command name followed by any additional parameters that are appropriate. GEAR commands may be included in the construction of batch files or used as individual instructions from the command line. To use any GEAR command, it must be entered in the following format:

COMMAND_NAME [options]

A parameter enclosed in angular brackets (< and >) is a required parameter. A parameter enclosed in square brackets ([ and ]) is an optional parameter. A bar (|) between two parameters indicates that a choice must be made between two or more pre-set variables for that given parameter.

Special keys, such as Escape and Return, are abbreviated and enclosed in angular brackets-, .

If you do not specify a required parameter, you will be prompted for the missing value. The default value for the specific parameter will be displayed between brackets and may be selected by pressing .

Commands can be interrupted by pressing . A short time may expire before the command exceution halts as system resources are released.

Go here for more batch file information: Batch Commands

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