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3.5 Showing the current status

The following commands display information about the current state of the interpreter.

3.5.1 Displaying the known classes

The knownlist command returns a list of the classes of stars and galaxies on the known list that are usable in the current domain. The syntax is

It is also possible to ask for a list of objects available in other domains; the command

knownlist DE
displays objects available in the DE (discrete event) domain.

3.5.2 Displaying information on a the current galaxy or other class

If invoked without an argument, the print command displays information on the current galaxy. If invoked with an argument, the argument is either the name of a star (or galaxy) contained in the current galaxy, or the name of a class on the known list, and information is shown about that star (or galaxy). The syntax is

print star-name 
print star-class
The command

descriptor ?name?
will print a short description of a block in the current galaxy or on the known list, or of the current galaxy if name is omitted. The commands

listobjs states ?name?
listobjs ports ?name?
listobjs multiports ?name?
will list the names of the states, ports, or multiportholes associated with the named star or galaxy.

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