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command mode

[kə′mand ‚mōd]
(computer science)
The status of a terminal in a time-sharing environment enabling the programmer to use the command control program.

command mode

An operating mode that causes the computer or modem to accept commands for execution. See command line.
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New users can expect very high error rates unless the required vocabulary is known in advance and trained in command mode.
The point of these observations is that errors and error correction should not be regarded as an insurmountable obstacle to the use of ASR for data entry by a regular operator who has trained the recognizer to his or her own voice, particularly when the task vocabulary is small enough to be trained in advance, the audio environment is stable, and data entry is conducted in command mode.
All DIALOG Searchers can access the menus by selecting Option 6 from the Main Menu in DIALOG Homebase (the default database for most DIALOG searchers) or by typing BEGIN MENUS at the command mode system prompt.
In addition to the preceding file selection and research options, researchers can also conduct text searches in a menu mode or a command mode.
The top line of the screen usually displays cursor instructions and the current command mode.
Formerly, searches could be saved only in the command mode.
In the Command mode, Telios accepts commands to perform various functions, and these do not interfere with an ongoing connection to another computer.

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