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The HELP command inside ADAM can be used to obtain on-line information. There are several levels of HELP. A glossary of commands is given in Section 5.7 separated according to topic.
Some of the CCD control commands are discussed in what follows.
Any parameters are the topics on which help is required.
Adam:> HELP CCD Contains information concerning the CCD subsystems.
Adam:> HELP CCD SUMMARY Gives a glossary of the commands that can be used to control the CCD cameras.
Adam:> HELP FITS All data is written to tape at 1600 bpi in FITS format (see Appendix B). Information can be obtained from
Adam:> HELP FITS COMMANDS SUMMARY Which gives a glossary of commands.
Adam:> HELP ACL SUMMARY Gives a summary of entries in the ADAM Command Language library.
Adam:> HELP ACL_FACILITIES SUMMARY Summarises extra ACL facilities.
Adam:> HELP LEXIDATA SUMMARY This gives a summary of the programs that can be used to display data or give commands to the LEXIDATA image display device.
Adam:> HELP UTIL SUMMARY Contains a summary of the utility commands available.
Adam:> HELP TCS SUMMARY Contains the commands applicable to the Telescope Control System user interface.
Adam:> HELP SPEC SUMMARY Here are summarized the commands applicable to the IDS that are available to the observer.
Adam:> HELP AGBX SUMMARY Gives the commands applicable to the A&G box that are available to the observer.