AIPS HELP file for TVMBLINK in 31DEC22
As of Sat Sep 23 13:02:29 2023
TVMBLINK: Verb which blinks 2 TV planes either auto or manually
TVCHAN 0.0 16.0 1st TV channel
TV2CHAN 0.0 16.0 2nd TV channel
In blink mode (either auto or manual):
Cursor X gives rate, cursor Y gives ratio, button A
switches between images, button B selects auto
blinking, button C selects enhance both images, and
button D exits.
In enhancement mode:
Cursor X gives intercept, cursor Y gives slope, and
button C reverses sign of slope. Buttons A and B
select which individual channel to enhance and
button D returns verb to blink mode.
Use: To compare images on 2 planes of the TV by blinking them.
While auto-blinking: the cursor X position controls the blink
rate and cursor Y position controls the proportion of time
spent on each plane. In auto or manual blink modes: button A
selects manual mode and the next channel, button C selects
auto-blinking, button B selects image enhancement of both
images together, and button D causes the verb to exit. During
the image enhancement, the left hand half of channel A appears
with the right hand half of channel B on the TV screen. In
this mode, the cursor X position controls the intercept and the
cursor Y position controls the slope of the (linear) transfer
function. Buttons A and B may be used to select channels A and
B, resp., for individual enhancement. Button C will switch the
sign of the slope and Button D will return the verb to the
TVCHAN.....Selects TV channel to be "channel A"
TV2CHAN....Selects TV channel to be "channel B"
If either are out of range, 1 and 2 are used. On TVs
which support split screen, channel A will appear on the
left (or top) half during enhancement functions.