SHAZAMD is available for use in a MS-DOS command session. Command files and data files can be created and modified with a text editor such as Notepad. Some MS-DOS basics can be reviewed.
To start an interactive SHAZAM session, at the MS-DOS command prompt, type:
To run SHAZAM in batch mode, the general command line is:
command_filename is the name of the SHAZAM
command file and
output_filename is the name of the
SHAZAM output file.
For example, suppose that a command file is prepared in the file
MODEL.SHA. To run SHAZAM and place the output in the file
MODEL.OUT enter the command line:
If the file
MODEL.OUT does not exist then it will be created.
If the output file already exists then it will be overwritten and the old
results will be lost.
MODEL.OUT can be directed to a printer and
the results can be analyzed.
If the SHAZAM command file is on a floppy disk in drive A: then SHAZAM can be run with the command line:
On the SHAZAMD command line the
can be used to increase the memory that is
available for SHAZAM working space. The
can be used to increase the number of variables used in a SHAZAM run.
At the DOS command prompt, the general command line is:
For example, to increase the memory limit for SHAZAM calculations to 5000K (5 MB) type: