ASA(1) ASA(1) NAME asa - interpret ASA control characters SYNOPSIS asa [ file ] ... DESCRIPTION Asa takes files which were written with ASA carriage control characters, usually by FORTRAN programs, converts them to a form suitable for printing on a terminal, line printer, and so on, and writes the results on the standard output. The control characters handled are: ' ' single space '0' double space '-' triple space '+' overprint the previous line '1' start a new page If no file names are given, the standard input is used. Each input file given starts a new page. A skip to a new page on the first line of the first input file is ignored.