FRED - the friendly editor.

FRED is a powerful interactive text editor now available under TSS through the UW Tools package. FRED can handle both TSS ASCII and BCD card-image files, it can execute user-specified programs, and it can perform all ordinary text-editing functions. Furthermore, FRED can handle files of any size without requiring a great deal of memory.

A full description of FRED can be obtained through the explain files listed in "expl fred index".

A brief summary of the highlights of FRED is available by typing

expl fred summary

A tutorial guide to help beginners learn how to use FRED is available by typing

expl fred tutorial

An advanced tutorial that deals with writing buffer programs can be obtained by typing

expl fred buffers

Index to FRED commands

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