Category : Alternate Operating Systems - Quarterdeck DesqView, CP/M, etc
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DESQ 1.1

by Gary Chanson
(C) 1993


DESQ is Copyright 1993 by Gary Chanson and Starquest
Systems. No restrictions are placed on the non-commercial
use of this program. This program and its documentation
may be copied and re-distributed provided that they are
not changed and no fee is charged for them. An exception
is granted to not-for-profit user's groups, which are
authorized to charge a nominal fee for materials and
handling. Starquest Systems and Gary Chanson assume no
liability for damages caused by the use of this program.


Description:

DESQ is a DESQview (tm) specific utility which pops up the
DESQview (tm) main menu and sends the specified string as input.
This simulates the operator pressing the DESQ key and typing in
the specified string. Embedded commands in the form `&'
can send any arbitrary keycode. may be any 16 bit
integer of which the low order byte is the ASCII code and the
high order byte is the SCAN code. Numbers prefaced with `$' are
assumed to be Hex. To send a `&' character, replace it with `&&'.

Usage:

DESQ [options] string

Options:

-H Hex
-L pop up Learn menu
-Q Quiet mode
&n1 any code


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Please forward all comments and bug reports to:

Gary Chanson

31 Chester Avenue
Waltham, MA 02154

Voice: 617-899-4771
Data/Fax: 617-899-6672

Email: [email protected]


  3 Responses to “Category : Alternate Operating Systems - Quarterdeck DesqView, CP/M, etc
Archive   : DVTKIT11.ZIP
Filename : DESQ.DOC

  1. Very nice! Thank you for this wonderful archive. I wonder why I found it only now. Long live the BBS file archives!

  2. This is so awesome! 😀 I’d be cool if you could download an entire archive of this at once, though.

  3. But one thing that puzzles me is the “mtswslnkmcjklsdlsbdmMICROSOFT” string. There is an article about it here. It is definitely worth a read: http://www.os2museum.com/wp/mtswslnk/