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The browser will display a numbered list showing the contents of the
directory. The items in the list will be followed by one of four
- A file. If it is a data file, you will be able to retrieve
it and save it. If it is a text file, you can retrieve it and view
it, and then have the option of mailing it, saving it, or printing it.
- A directory (submenu). You can select it to see the
contents, and then type u to go up to the previous menu.
- A portal. This represents a service you will have to
connect to via telnet or some similar protocol. Select it in
order to receive some instructions and begin a telnet session.
- A search. It will display some initial documentation. It may
ask you to select among several possible searches, and will then
prompt you for what you are searching for. Later versions of the menu
browser will check what you type at the prompts to make sure the
format is correct. Type ? at the
beginning of any line in order to receive further documentation about
the meaning of that line.
The results of the search will be displayed as a new menu that
contains a list of the items that matched the search, possibly
Type the number of the item you wish to explore in order to explore
that item. Type q to quit.
Tue Jul 9 11:37:24 PDT 1996