TV Editor (TV for short) was a visual screen editor available on TOPS-20 systems.
Author: HewlettPackard (formerly Compaq formerly DEC) Homepage: http://www.hp.com Family: DecFamily Platform: DEC 36 bit systems running TOPS-20 License: Commercial
It may also have been available for PDP and VAX systems.
The cursor/carrot indicated the position in the buffer and commands were entered at the bottom of the screen (the line with * below) and were executed by pressing the ESC key twice
program test (input,output);
DEC did publish a user manual for TV EDITOR but none appear to be available on-line.