AIPS HELP file for BATEDIT in 31DEC18
As of Fri Oct 19 17:36:56 2018
BATEDIT: Verb used to edit a batch work file
BATQUE 1.0 33.0 Batch work file
BATFLINE 0.001 First line number to edit
(used only if no argument is
Type: verb (acts somewhat like a pseudoverb since remainder of input
line will not be executed)
Use: Causes the input mode to be changed to batch (prompt symbol <).
All following lines are placed in the specified batch work file
until the string ENDBATCH or endbatch is found in the input. If
the specified line number is an integer then the first line
entered will replace that line. Any further lines entered will
be inserted in the work file following the specified line number.
BATQUE.....The number of the work file for which the text is being
prepared (1 to allowed maximum which is locally
dependent, often 2)
BATFLINE...The number of the line to be replaced and/or to have
text inserted (used only if no immediate argument
has been given).
(1). On BATEDIT(3.0) the first line entered will replace
original line 3 and all following lines will be
inserted between that line and original line 4.
(2). On BATEDIT(7.5) all lines entered will be inserted
between original lines 7 and 8.
(1). The work file is automatically renumbered. Use BATLIST
frequently to keep track of the new line numbers.
(2). If the first line entered contains the string ENDBATCH or
endbatch, then the work file is not alterred.