The cards in this section are used to direct multiparameter continuation with the hunting technique, which is a linear, multiparameter capability. The user is referred to discussions for the Continuation Specifications for the important details of Continuation. As is true for the Continuation Specifications, this entire section is completely optional. Hunting Specification cards are used in conjunction with Continuation Specifications.
Input specifications for this section of input records is discussed in a separate, comprehensive manual (Gates, et. al., 2000); an update to this manual has been completed during the summer of 2006 (Labreche, et. al., 2006).