OPCS: Operator Commands

            intro - Introduction to OPCS commands and related docs
         autofilt - enable/disable the auto-wedging filter wheel
                ! - execute a DOS command
              cam - shoot frames on the camera
              chk - check if the pro/cam/fader counters are at certain values
            check - check counter values for specific channels
              '#' - the comment marker
           custom - recommended commands implemented by the site engineer
               do - repeat commands
          dxi/dxo - set up an automatic dissolve in/out
          fdi/fdo - set up an automatic fade in/out
             feed - feed new positions to motors every camera frame
               go - Move motors some distance or to new positions
              jog - jog motors interactively
              key - shoot camera/projector frames by button control
            ldefs - load a new motor definitions file
           lineup - (CUSTOM) seat the camera for lineups 
             load - (CUSTOM) unseat projectors for film loading 
              log - logs manually entered commands to a file or device
           motors - enable/disable the motor hardware for debugging scripts
              opn - open the fader shutter
              pro - run the projector so many frames forward or reverse
              pse - pause a run script
              rat - change the projector/camera shoot ratio for the REP command
              rep - repeat the current projector/camera shooting ratio
              res - reset the computer's projector/camera counters to new values
            reset - reset the counters of one or more motors
              run - execute a command script
             seek - seek to positions quickly on camera/projector(s)
             show - show positions for all 8 motors
              shu - send the fader shutter to absolute positions in degrees
              spd - set the camera's exposure speed
           unlock - (CUSTOM) unlock motors for manual adjustment
           velrep - special purpose velocity repeat patterns for tandem shooting 

OPCSDEFS: Setup Commands

            intro - Intro to the OPCSDEFS commands
          allstop - define the ALLSTOP key
                ! - execute a shell command from within OPCSDEFS file
         baseaddr - configure Kuper/A800 card's base address
      bigcounters - enable/disable the large counter display
           buckle - set the buckle input ports and bit masks
           clrbit - clear bit(s) on a port
          cmdline - set OPCS command line editing style
         debugger - enable OPCS debugging
           dirxor - invert the direction of a motor (direction XOR)
           doscmd - define DOS commands that dont need the ! prefix
             echo - enable/disable echoing of certain defs commands
     faderdisplay - Enable/Disable display of fader position counter
           filter - define channel to control the filter wheel
             flog - fader logarithm characteristics
              fpf - frames per foot for a shutter motor
           frange - set the open/close positions for fades/dissolves
         hardware - enable/disable using printer hardware
           interp - set up interpolation points
          jogstep - set the jog mode's 'vernier' and 'crawl' step rate
          keyfunc - allows the user to redefine keys for KEY(OPCS) and JOG(OPCS)
      logcounters - update counter information to log files as comments
        logformat - format how counters appear in log files
              mrp - maximum ramp pulses for shutter motors
             name - sets channel name for in counter displays
          opcscmd - execute an OPCS command from within a defs file
              ppr - set pulses per revolution for a motor
      pro2display - Enable/Disable display of aerial projector counters
         prophase - set projector phase adjustment for 1:1 shooting
             ramp - set motor's maximum acclerations and velocities
        rampcurve - sets the ramping curve for shutter runs
          respond - device name to send responses to OPCS commands
      sampspersec - sets the velocity sample rate
           runcmd - define your own OPCS command as a RUN script
          seekcap - automatically cap the fader when SEEK command is used
           setbit - set bit(s) on a port
             slop - how to overcome sloppy mechanisms for esp. faders
              spd - set the default and fastwind speeds for a motor
        spdinterp - set up an interpolation for the exposure speed
          tension - define the tension motor port
       tripswitch - set up tripswitches for axes
           viewer - set the viewer input port and bit mask
           xorbit - flip bit(s) on a port. (ie. invert, exclusive-or)

DOCS: Misc Documents

          centent - centent driver wiring
        connector - misc connector wiring
            error - a description of OPCS error/warning messages
            kuper - kuper card documentation
             math - math operations in opcs
             opcs - optical printer control system
         opcsdefs - OPCS definition file format description
         opcsetup - opcs setup notes
         opcshard - notes on rigging the OPCS hardware
         parallel - parallel port pinout
         quickref - OPCS quick reference
           serial - serial port pinout
           slosyn - slosyn motor wiring notes
           syntax - general syntax of opcs commands
           wiring - all the wiring documentation in one document

OBSOLETE: Obsolete Commands

         buckview - define the buckle/viewer sensor
             chk2 - this command is phased out. See CHK(OPCS).
              dbx - Phased out. See MOTORS(OPCS)
       deenergize - setup port/bits to deenergize motors
           keydef - This command has been made obsolete by KEYFUNC(OPCSDEFS)
              lmd - load motor definitions
             rat2 - this command is phased out. See RAT(OPCS)
           redraw - redraw the counters
             res2 - this command is phased out. See RES(OPCS)
            seek2 - this command is phased out. See SEEK(OPCS).
             step - phased out. Use GO(OPCS)
              xdm - Phased out. See RUN(OPCS)

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