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NCJ Number: 68012 Find in a Library
Title: TPL (TABLE PRODUCING LANGUAGE) PROMPTER - AN INTERACTIVE COMMAND WRITER
Author(s): R PARSONS
Corporate Author: Bureau of Social Science Research, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 14
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Social Science Research, Inc
Washington, DC 20036
National Criminal Justice Information & Statistics Service
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 78-SS-AX-0028
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE MANUAL DESCRIBES THE TABLE PRODUCTION LANGUAGE (TPL) PROMPTER WHICH BUILDS AND RUNS A FILE OF MICHIGAN TERMINAL SYSTEM (MTS) COMMANDS NECESSARY TO RUN A TPL JOB.
Abstract: THE TPL IS A SYSTEM DESIGNED TO SELECT, RESTRUCTURE, AND TABULATE DATA, AND DISPLAY THE RESULTS IN TABLE FORM. THE PROMPTER IS INTERACTIVE AND PROMPTS THE USER FOR THE NECESSARY COMMAND AND FILE NAMES. THE COMMANDS NEEDED BY THE USER TO INTERACT WITH THE PROMPTER ARE PRESENTED AND EXPLAINED. A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE TPL AND PRINT CONTROL LANGUAGE PROGRAMS IS APPENDED. FOR A RELATED DOCUMENT, SEE NCJ 68013. (TAG)
Index Term(s): Computer software; National Criminal Justice Information and Statistics Service
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