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ASA(1)                  FreeBSD General Commands Manual                 ASA(1)

NAME
     asa - interpret carriage-control characters

SYNOPSIS
     asa [file ...]

DESCRIPTION
     The asa utility reads files sequentially, mapping FORTRAN carriage-
     control characters to line-printer control sequences, and writes them to
     the standard output.

     The first character of each line is interpreted as a carriage-control
     character.  The following characters are interpreted as follows:

     <space>    Output the rest of the line without change.

     0          Output a <newline> character before printing the rest of the
                line.

     1          Output a <formfeed> character before printing the rest of the
                line.

     +          The trailing <newline> of the previous line is replaced by a
                <carriage-return> before printing the rest of the line.

     Lines beginning with characters other than the above are treated as if
     they begin with <space>.

EXIT STATUS
     The asa utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

EXAMPLES
     To view a file containing the output of a FORTRAN program:

           asa file

     To format the output of a FORTRAN program and redirect it to a line-
     printer:

           a.out | asa | lpr

SEE ALSO
     f77(1)

STANDARDS
     The asa utility conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1'').

AUTHORS
     J.T. Conklin, Winning Strategies, Inc.

FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE           May 9, 2002          FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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