General Commands

hi Command

hi

Display a simple hello message



bye Command

bye

Log off the JackBord. For multi user systems only.



vs View Status Command

vs

Display the status of the JackBord


Purpose

Displays status information for the JackBord including the up time and the running program, etc.


Syntax

vs



inc Increment a Value

inc

Increment a value


Purpose

This command will increment the value of the specified port or variable by one. Or, if an offset is provided by that offset.


Syntax

inc target offset


Arguments

target

This is the desired port pin ie a1, c4, etc. A channel number or variable.


offset

The amount by which the value of the target is to be incremented. If this is omitted, a value of 1 will be used by default.


Pushers Yes


Examples

inc a1

Increment the value of port A1 by 1


inc a1 5

Increment the value of port A1 by 5


inc /count

Increment the value of the /count variable by 1


inc /count 100

Increment the value of the /count variable by 100


inc /beans ->bean_count



dec Decrement a Value

dec

Decrement a value


Purpose

This command will decrement the value of the specified port or variable by 1. Or if an offset is provided by that offset.


Syntax

dec target offset


Arguments

target

This is the desired port pin ie a1, c4 etc. A channel number or a variable.


offset

The amount by which the value of the target is to be decremented. If this is omitted a value of 1 will be used by default.


Pushers Yes


Examples

dec a1

Decrement the value of port a1 by 1.


dec a1 5

Decrement the value of port a1 by 5.


dec /count

Decrement the value of the /count variable by 1


dec /count 100

Decrement the value of the /count variable by 100


dec /beans -> /bean_count