WordStar 3.0
Quick Reference Card
(printed 9/81)


NO-FILE COMMANDS

Description Command Section
     
Open Document file D 1
Rename file E (^KE) 1
File directory on/off F (^KF) 1
Set help level H (^JH) 1
Change logged disk L (^KL) 1
Run MailMerge (optional) M 9-12
Open non-document N 6
Copy file O (^KO) 1
Print file P (^KP) 7, 8
Run program R 1
Run SpellStar (optional) S 1, 13
Exit to operating system X 1
Delete file Y (^KJ) 1


HELP MENUS

Description Command Section
     
Help Menu ^J 2
Block Menu ^K 2
Onscreen menu ^O 2
Print menu ^P 2
Quick menu ^Q 2


CURSOR MOVEMENT

Description Command Section
     
Right character ^D 3
Left character ^S 3
Up line ^E 3
Down line ^X 3
Right word ^F 3
Left word ^A 3
Tab right ^I 3, 4, 6
Top of screen ^QE 3
Bottom of screen ^QX 3
Beginning of file ^QR 3
End of file ^QC 3
Right end line ^QD 3
Left side screen ^QS 3
Block beginning ^QB 3
Block end ^QK 3
Find misspelling ^QL 13
Position before previous command ^QP 3
Start of last find/ replace ^QV 3
To marker 0-9 ^Q0-Q9 5


SCROLLING

Description Command Section
Down line ^W 3
Up line ^Z 3
Up screenful ^C 3
Down screenful ^R 3
Continuous up scroll ^QZ 3
Continuous down scroll ^QW 3


BASIC EDITING COMMANDS

Description Command Section
Delete character ^G 3
Delete character left DEL 3
Delete word right ^T 3
Delete line ^Y 3
Delete to end of line ^QY 3
Delete to beg. of line ^QDEL 3
Insert on/off ^V 3
Insert carriage return (blank line) ^N 3
Reform paragraph ^B 4


FORMATTING

Description Command Section
Paragraph tab ^OG 4
Variable tabbing on/off ^OV 4, 6
Center line ^OC 4
Left margin set ^OL 4
Right margin set ^OR 4
Margin release ^OX 4
Set margin and tabs from file line ^OF 4
Tab set ^OI 4
Tab clear ^ON 4
Justification on/off ^OJ 4
Line space setting ^OS 4
Page break display on/off ^OP 4
Ruler display on/off ^OT 2, 4
Word wrap on/off ^OW 4
Print control display on/off ^OD 4
Hyphen help on/off ^OH 4
Soft hyphen entry on/off ^OE 4


FILE/BLOCK OPERATION

Description Command Section
Column mode on/off ^KN 6
Mark block beg. ^KB 6
Mark block end ^KK 6
Hide/display block ^KH 6
Copy block ^KC 6
Delete block ^KY 6
Move block ^KV 6
Write block to file ^KW 6
Set/hide marker 0-9 ^K0-K9 5
Read file into text ^KR 6
Copy file ^KO 6
Rename file ^KE 6


SEARCH & REPLACE

Description Command Section
Find string ^QF 5
Find & replace ^QA 5
Find/replace again ^L 5


SAVING FILES

Description Command Section
Save and resume ^KS 3
Save, done edit ^KD 3
Save, exit to system ^KX 3
Abandon edit ^KQ 3


PRINTER CONTROLS

Description Command Section
     
Alternate pitch (12) ^PA 7
Boldface beg./end ^PB 7
Double strike beg./end ^PD 7
Non-break space ^PO 4, 7
Overprint next char. ^PH 4, 7
Overprint next line ^P RETURN 4, 7
Print pause ^PC 7
Ribbon color change ^PY 7
Standard pitch (10) ^PN 7
Strikeout beg./end ^PX 7
Subscript beg./end ^PV 7
Superscript beg./end ^PT 7
Underscore beg./end ^PS 7
Phantom space ^PF 7
Phantom rubout ^PG 7
User printer controls ^P Q, W, E, R 7


MISCELLANEOUS COMMANDS

Description Command Section
Delete a file ^KJ 6
Interrupt ^U 6
Print a file ^KP 6, 7
Set help level ^JH 1, 2, 6
Change logged disk ^KL 6
File directory on/off ^KF 2, 6
Repeat next command ^QQ 6


DOT COMMANDS

Description Command Section
     
Bidirect, print on/off .BP 7
Microjustify on/off .UJ 7
Page offset .PO 7
Character width .CW 7
Comment (not printed) .IG or... 7
Conditional page .CP 7
Footing .FO 7
Footing margin .FM 7
Heading .HE 7
Heading margin .HM 7
Line height .LH 7
Margin at bottom .MB  7
Margin at top .MT  7
New page .PA  7
Omit page # .OP  7
Page number .PN  7
Page no. column .PC  7
Sub/superscript roll .SR  7
 Paper length .PL  7


MAILMERGE DOT COMMANDS

Description Command Section
     
Data file .DF 9, A
Read variables .RV 9, A
Repeat .RP 11, A
Set variables .SV 11, A
Ask for variable value .AV 10, 11, A
Display message .DM 11, A
Clear screen .CS 11, A
File insert .FI 10, 11, A
Print-time line formatting .PF 12, A
Right margin .RM 12, A
Left margin .LM 12, A
Line spacing .LS 12, A
Output justification .OJ 12, A
Interpret input as justified .IJ 12, A


CHARACTER PITCH

Pitch
(Characters
per inch)
Dot
Command
   
5 .CW24
6 .CW20
7 .CW17
8 .CW15
10 .CW12*
12 .CW10
15 .CW8
20 .CW6
24 .CW5
30 .CW4
   

*default

Note: dot command values must be in whole numbers


LINE HEIGHTS

Lines
per inch
Dot
command
   
2.0 .LH24 
2.4 .LH20
2.6 .LH18
3.0 .LH16
4.0 .LH12
4.8 .LH10
5.3 .LH9
6.0 .LH8*
6.8 .LH7
8.0 .LH6
9.6 .LH5
   

*default

Note: dot command values must be in whole numbers


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International Corporation

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