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This manual is part of Micro Focus Dialog System. It describes the features, applications and use of the Dialog System Character Mode Definition and Run-time software for DOS, OS/2 and UNIX environments.
Using this manual, the reader should be able to understand the purpose and capabilities of Dialog System, and use it to prototype, test, integrate and run a user interface.
Readers are expected to be familiar with the general concepts of business computing.
The notation used to describe the format of command lines is as follows:
Where examples showing environment variables do not specifically show them being exported to the shell, it is treated as implicit that envionment variables are exported.