There are several ways to interact with your SCO OpenServer system,
clicking on or dragging icons, selecting actions from menus,
and making choices or answering questions in dialog boxes.
Instructions for working on the Desktop are in
this chapter and in the online help linked to the Desktop and
programs running on it.
typing commands, either outside the graphical environment
or in a UNIX window on the Desktop.
Instructions for working on the command line are in the Operating System User's Guide.
selecting commands and managing files with the SCO Shell
interface. Instructions for working with the SCO Shell
are provided in the Operating System User's Guide.
working inside an application (such as an order-processing
system) without directly interacting with either the
graphical environment or the underlying operating system.
Instructions for working in such an
environment are provided by the supplier of the application
automating routine processes with command-line scripts.
This enables you to run a complex series of commands
by typing a simple one, by clicking on an icon, or by
setting a timer to run the script automatically.
Instructions for writing scripts are in the Operating System User's Guide.